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Feb 11, 1884

Ohio River flooded and swept away many homes

Other events that happened on or around February 11, 1884

Mar 28, 1913

The Ohio River flooded again and brought public protest

Other events that happened on or around March 28, 1913

1938

Floodwall in Huntington began construction

Other events that happened on or around 1938

1938

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Tygart Dam

Other events that happened on or around 1938

1943

Floodwall in Huntington was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1943

1950

Floodwall in Parkersburg was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1950

1951

Floodwall in Point Pleasant was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1951

Apr 05, 1977

Flood along the Tug Fork of the Big Sandy River saw 11 counties declared major disaster areas

Other events that happened on or around April 05, 1977

1980

The R. D. Bailey Dam was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1980

Nov 05, 1985

Record flooding occurred in central and eastern West Virginia, killing 47 people

Other events that happened on or around November 05, 1985

1988

The Stonewall Jackson Dam was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1988

1994

Floods occurred despite the Burnsville Dam

Other events that happened on or around 1994

May 02, 2002

Floods occurred in southern West Virginia


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