The Election Day Flood. The Flood of November 1985 Cartoon from T he Alleghanian (November 9 th , 1985). Introduction:.
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The Flood of November 1985
Cartoon from The Alleghanian (November 9th, 1985)
This is a grouping of primary sources about the Election Day flood which occurred November 4th & 5th 1985. The included resources concentrate on damage done to Covington Va. and the surrounding areas. They are presented as a group of assignments to be used by high school students to learn about an event in Alleghany Highlands history.
Attached is a chart from the Dartmouth Flood Observatory showing “Large Flood Events ~ 1985-2003”http://www.dartmouth.edu/~floods/archiveatlas/floodnumber85_03.htm#Study the chart and answer the questions on the next slide.