Stories tagged with: Flood Event

August 26, 2013 - 4:31pm
1 year 6 days ago

A Muskingum County building that holds important historic documents suffered major water damage after last week's heavy rainfall.

The Muskingum County Records Center is in the basement of the Richard D. Hixson building on 5th Street and houses every county office records. Early Friday morning, records employees came to work with several inches of standing water in their department, ruining the carpets and nearly destroying some of the counties oldest documents.

"It was what...

March 8, 2013 - 7:04pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

Memorabilia and photographs of the 1913 flood will be on display Saturday in Zanesville.

At the John McIntire Library an event will be held where people can look at things left behind by the flood and photographs of the devastation. There will also be a discussion in which the community is encouraged to take part.

"People are encouraged and invited to share their personal stories," said Assistant Director Blair Tom. "Many people have stories their parents and...

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