Days Gone By In Staunton


August 30, 2023

Thursday, March 15 , 1923 -- WINDSTORM LEAVES WAKE OF DAMAGE -- This community on Sunday and Sunday night was visited by the heaviest rainfall on record since about a year. Rain fell almost continuously after 10 o'clock in the morning and in the evening at times came down in veritable torrents. Sewers and ditches everywhere were taxed to their utmost to take care of the great quantities of water.

At about 10 o'clock at night the rainfall ceased and a heavy wind, blowing with the velocity of a gale, arose and this did much damage, particularly to trees, electric light and telephone lines.


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