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Belmont in Gaston County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Flood of 1916

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
1. Flood of 1916 Marker
Inscription. Devastated western N.C. and western Piedmont; destroyed homes, crops, mills, bridges. Ten lives lost, July 16, in washout of trestle 1 mile south.
 
Erected 2015 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number O 83.)
 
Location. 35° 14.674′ N, 81° 0.838′ W. Marker is in Belmont, North Carolina, in Gaston County. Marker is on Catawba Street (State Highway 7) 0.1 miles south of Wilkinson Boulevard (U.S. 74), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker located at Kevin Loftin Riverfront Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Catawba Street, Belmont NC 28012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goshen Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); William Chronicle (approx. 1.3 miles away); Belmont World War II Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Belmont Abbey College (approx. 1.7 miles away); Stuart W. Cramer (approx. 2.9 miles away); Charlotte Speedway (approx. 4.2 miles away); Boeing/Vertol CH-46A/E Sea Knight (approx. 5 miles away); PFC Raymond “Mike” Clausen Memorial (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belmont.
 
Also see . . .  Hell and High Water: The Flood of 1916
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By Tom Bosse, September 28, 2017
2. Flood of 1916 Marker
. (Submitted on September 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
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By Tom Bosse
3. Flood of 1916 - Belmont, NC
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By Tom Bosse
4. Flood of 1916 - Belmont, NC
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By Tom Bosse
5. Flood of 1916 - Belmont, NC
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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