Marietta Timeshttp://www.mariettatimes.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:07:15 EDTWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:07:15 EDT it happen today? the time the devastatingly high waters of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers had receded in April 1913 from their 58.3 foot peak, the worst flood in the history of Marietta had come and gon.Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EDTMuch has changed in terms of protection from floods than 100 Ohio communities were left underwater by the March 1913 flood. More than 400 people in the state were killed as a result of the disaster, and nearly 36,000 homes were no longer livable.Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EDTWith no federal disaster agency, Red Cross steps in 1913 flood was one of the worst natural disasters to hit the United States. It hit the country at a time when there was no federal disaster plan in place for any flood, let alone one of that magnitude.Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EDTFormer resident shares boyhood memories of flood Carlos Burr Dawes, as told to Linda Showalter, December 1985. When the flood of 1913 came along, Father seemed to know more than anybody else about it. He knew that the flood was going to come up into the house.Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EDTSome businesses of today survived the 1913 flood the raging waters from the Ohio and Muskingum rivers swept through Marietta during the 1913 flood, local businesses incurred tremendous damages.Mon, 8 Apr 2013 00:00:00 EDT