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  Great Flood of 1844
Category:  St. Louis and the West
Brief Description:  The rivers around St. Louis topped their banks in 1844, leading to the biggest flood the City has ever seen. The flood stretched 12 miles wide, between Second Street south of Mill Creek and the bluffs just east of American Bottoms.
Year:  1844
Decade:  1840 - 1849
Beginning Date:    1844
Ending Date:    1844



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