Zanesville in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
100th Anniversary of the Flood of 1913
This plaque commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Flood of 1913. Designating the high water mark in and around the city of Zanesville.
To those who, during the flood which overwhelmed Zanesville in March, 1913, many times put their own lives in peril to save the lives of neighbors and fellow-citizens; and to those who, while the flood lasted and in many cases long after, gave abundantly of their substance and energy in order to shelter, sustain and restore to their homes Zanesville's flood sufferers.
-Thomas W. Lewis & A.E. Starr
Dedication from the book
"Zanesville in The Flood of 1913"
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1913.
Location. 39° 56.516′ N, 82° 0.426′ W. Marker is in Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is on Market Street west of North 5th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Market St, Zanesville OH 43701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historical Flood Mark (here, next to this marker); Architect Cass Gilbert Second Capital of Ohio (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II Memorial (about 600 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away); World War Memorial (about 600 feet away); World War II/Korean War Memorial (about 600 feet away); The History of Zanesville (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zanesville.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 10, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.