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Franklin, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Flood of September 1999

 
 
The Flood of September 1999 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
1. The Flood of September 1999 Marker
Inscription.  
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

In honor of the many individuals and organizations giving freely of their time, talents, and resources to assist in the response and recovery from the flood of September 1999.

Water level
at this site:
22 feet

 
Erected by City of Franklin, Virginia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters.
 
Location. 36° 40.518′ N, 76° 55.213′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 258) and East Barrett Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 S Main St, Franklin VA 23851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); Lyons State Theatre (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Recovery and Progress (about 400 feet away); The Age of Gasoline (about 400 feet away);
The Flood of September 1999 Marker [Reverse] image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 30, 2021
2. The Flood of September 1999 Marker [Reverse]
"Can't Is Not in the Camp's Vocabulary" (about 400 feet away); War Comes to the Blackwater (about 400 feet away); The Age of Steam (about 400 feet away); The Barretts: A Franklin Pioneer Family (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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