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  • Collection: 1927 Flood in Vermont

Vermont Has Come Back

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Reprint of Associated Press' account of Governor John E. Weeks' "Vermont Has Come Back" speech, January 22, 1928.

High Water on State Street, Montpelier

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Water flows down State Street and the corner of Main Street in Montpelier, Vermont. At the left is the clock of the Montpelier National Bank.

High Water on Main Street, Montpelier

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High water floods three churches and the public library on Main Street in Montpelier, Vermont. View is looking north.

High Water on East State Street, Montpelier

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Flood water backs up along the base of East State Street in Montpelier, Vermont. Men on a raft can be seen in the foreground and a crowd is gathered at water's edge in the background. Shot was taken looking east at about 6:00 to 7:00 am.

State House Lawn After the Flood

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The lawn of the Vermont State House in Montpelier is strewn with lumber and debris on the day after the 1927 flood.

Hoover Inspects Flood Damage

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Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover and a team of government officials inspect flood damage in Essex, Vermont.

Water Inundates Bolton

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The Winooksi River overflows its banks and inundates a home on the south bank at Bolton Ferry in Bolton, Vermont. A man in a canoe rows towards the house. The view is looking north-northeast toward the village of Bolton.

Rushing Water in Springfield

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The power of the flood water is demonstrated in Springfield, Vermont, where the Black River is rushing through town towards the Connecticut.

East Granville After the Flood

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The third branch of the White River as dug a wide channel in East Granville, Vermont, after the 1927 Flood. Railroad tracks are suspended after being undermined by the raging river.

President Coolidge Visits Flood-Damaged Vermont

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President Calvin Coolidge returned to his native state to inspect the flood damage in September 1928. Here he is seen at the back of a train car in Montpelier Junction with Vermont Governor John E. Weeks and their wives.