1969 Independence Day Flood

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This image of Massillon illustrates some of the flooding and damage in Stark County during the Independence Day floods. The heaviest rain of July 4–5, 1969 (10-14 inches), fell in a band heading southeast from Ottawa County to Wayne and Holmes Counties. Massillon was just east of that area but suffered its fair share with 6 or more inches of rain.

The most devastating summer flooding in Ohio history struck north-central Ohio during the state