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Manistique, MI Manistique River Flood, Mar 1920

MICHIGAN TOWN FLOODED

Manistique River Breaks Bounds; 50 Families Are Homeless.

MANISTIQUE, Mich. (AP)---Approximately 50 families were driven from their homes early Sunday when the Manistique river broke its bounds. Nearly a half mile of the residential and business sections were flooded by water ranging in depth from two to six feet.

The Idaho Daily Statesman, Boise, ID 29 Mar 1920

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Manistique Flood

In the Manistique River valley property was damaged $1,500,000, it was estimated, and seventy Manistique Mich., families were driven from their homes. The river still was rising their today.

Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 31 Mar 1920



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