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Remembering the Gradyville Flood

Today marks the 113th anniversary of the June 7, 1907 Gradyville Flood, a tragedy that claimed the lives of 21 Adair Countians in a matter of minutes. Below is a collection of articles about the event, from Columbia Magazine archives. Some first appeared in a special print edition of Columbia Magazine back in 1997:
  1. 113 Years Ago Today: The Gradyville Flood
    Posted: 2020-06-07, Story ID: 111045

  2. Great day for Wayside Exhibits dedication
    Posted: 2007-08-13, Story ID: 18719

  3. Gradyville Flood: Ottillia Scott Bell Credited With Saving Lives
    Posted: 2007-06-11, Story ID: 17736

  4. June 7, 2007: 100th Anniversary of Gradyville Flood
    Posted: 2007-06-07, Story ID: 17687

  5. Dr. L.C. Nell house/Diddle house distinctions remembered
    Posted: 2007-01-29, Story ID: 16125

  6. Dismantling of the The Dr. L.C. Nell home, Gradyville, KY.
    Posted: 2007-01-17, Story ID: 16021

  7. 30 Years After The Flood
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10139

  8. Mrs. Scott's Father Made A Sad Trip To Gradyville
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10138

  9. After The Flood: Dr. L. C. Nell Remained Dominant Adair County Figure
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10137

  10. Adair County News Flood Report As It Appeared June 12, 1907
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10136

  11. Rollin Keltner Survived The Night To Tell About It
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10133

  12. Keltner House Used As A Morgue; Voices Sometimes Heard
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10132

  13. Ottillia Scott Bell Credited With Saving Lives In The Flood
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10129

  14. Flood Recollections
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10127

  15. Gradyville Flood
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10120

  16. A Killing Flood Made History In Gradyville
    Posted: 1997-06-15, Story ID: 10112

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