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Winfield in Lincoln County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers

 
 
"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
1. "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker
Inscription.  

Dedicated to
the more than one
thousand volunteers
who came from all
over the nation to
help in the clean-up
of the "Great Flood"
July of 1993
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Buried time capsule
contains names of
volunteers & contributors

 
Erected 1995 by Town of Winfield, Missouri.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1993.
 
Location. 38° 59.772′ N, 90° 44.301′ W. Marker is in Winfield, Missouri, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 79) and Elm Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Main Street, Winfield MO 63389, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Honoring All Veterans (approx. 8.7 miles
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away in Illinois); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away in Illinois); Wittmond Hotel (approx. 9 miles away in Illinois); Shapley Ross House (approx. 10.1 miles away); McAdams Peak (approx. 10.6 miles away in Illinois); The CCC (approx. 10.6 miles away in Illinois); Elijah Lovejoy (approx. 10.7 miles away in Illinois).
 
Also see . . .
1. Remembering the Great Flood of 1993 (NOAA). National Weather Service website entry (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. The Great Flood of 1993 (USGS). U.S. Geologic Survey website entry (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. KSDK, Great Flood of '93, October 1993 on YouTube. (Submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
2. "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker (back)
25 years later: The Great Flood of 1993 remains worst river flooding US has ever seen image. Click for more information.
via AccuWeather, 1993
3. 25 years later: The Great Flood of 1993 remains worst river flooding US has ever seen
Aerial view of the Missouri River flooding on July 30, 1993, at U.S. Highway 54 just north of Jefferson City, Missouri, looking south (Photo/Missouri Highway and Transportation Department)
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"Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 14, 2020
4. "Great Flood" Clean-up Volunteers Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on April 10, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   4. submitted on September 16, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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