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Chilo in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Flood of 1937

— Chilo: Living and Working with the Ohio River —

 
 
The Flood of 1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 6, 2021
1. The Flood of 1937 Marker
Inscription.  The brass plaque on the wall marks the high water mark of the 1937 flood. At that point, the river had crested at 73 feet - a record that still stands.
 
Erected by Clermont County Park District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 38° 47.372′ N, 84° 7.921′ W. Marker is in Chilo, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is on County Park Road, 0.2 miles south of Ohio River Scenic Byway (U.S. 52), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 521 County Park Rd, Chilo OH 45112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Search Lights (here, next to this marker); Replacing Chilo (a few steps from this marker); The Chilo Lock and Dam #34 Walking Tour (a few steps from this marker); Chilo Lock & Dam #34 Powerhouse (a few steps from this marker); Locking Through (a few steps from this marker); Water Highways (within shouting
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distance of this marker); The “Rye” Field and Water Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); The Assistant Lockmaster’s House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chilo.
 
The Flood of 1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 6, 2021
2. The Flood of 1937 Marker
The Flood of 1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, January 6, 2021
3. The Flood of 1937 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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