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Re: Concordia Intelligencer in 1880
Posted by: Penny Daye Date: August 01, 2001 at 14:37:02
In Reply to: Re: Concordia Intelligencer in 1880 by Donna Newman of 47

Yes, Donna, Concordia ia a county we call parish in Louisiana. It flooded often until they built the ring levees. It flooded in 1945 and again in 1954-5 before they got the pumps and all finished. The levee blew out in the 30's I believe. Water was in the second floor of the Hotel in Ferriday which was the end of the train route. Don't have any names. But Bessie that I was referring to will help you. Penny

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