July 29, 2012 - 8:01pm
Sink or Swim: The Library remembers The Great Flood of ‘37 with a panel discussi
Seventy-five years ago the Ohio flooded our River City in Louisville’s worst natural disaster of the 20th century. Join a team of local historians, authors and journalists this Tuesday, February 7th at 7pm, as the Library explores the extraordinary measures taken during The Great Flood.
My Grandfather was seventeen-years-old when the city of Louisville was swallowed alive by the surging waters of the Ohio some seven decades ago. The pictures are old and grainy – depicting a Louisville in a faded mantle of sepia and smoke that looks so unfamiliar to the streets we now traipse...