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Portsmouth in Scioto County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1937 Ohio River Flood Mark on Bigg's House

 
 
1937 Flood Mark on Bigg's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2012
1. 1937 Flood Mark on Bigg's House Marker
Inscription.

1937 Flood Mark
74' 2"

 
Location. 38° 43.851′ N, 83° 0.193′ W. Marker is in Portsmouth, Ohio, in Scioto County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and Market Street, on the right when traveling west on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 2nd Street, Portsmouth OH 45662, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage
1937 Ohio River Flood Mark on Bigg's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2012
2. 1937 Ohio River Flood Mark on Bigg's House Marker
( about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage ( about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portsmouth.
 
More about this marker. The Bigg's House is part of the Riverview Retirement Center.
 
Also see . . .
1. 1937 Ohio River Flood Photos at Ohio Memory. (Submitted on September 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. 1937 Portsmouth, Ohio Flood. (Submitted on September 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 1937 Flood of Scioto County Video on YouTube. (Submitted on September 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Disasters
 
Bigg's House image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2012
3. Bigg's House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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