Maysville, Kentucky Flood, Photograph February, 1884

Kackley, J[ames] T.

Published by J.T. Kackley Photographer, Maysville, Kentucky, 1884
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1884. Original photograph measuring approximately 9" x 5 3/4" of the Maysville Flood. The Flood swept through the town on the night of February 27, 1884. The Marysville Daily Bulletin reported: "The little town looks as thugh it had been bombarded and taken by storm Nearly the whole of Front street was descroyed, and every brick home on it was thrown down.The large brick warehouse belonging to Mr. True .fell in on every side." (report February 28, 1884). Another report notes: "Thieves are taking advantage of the temporary absence of lighted streets in Maysville. .and plundering.It would go hard with them if caught, if one were to judge by the armament of the Marhsall and his .three big navy revolvers." (Enquirer, 1884]. Verso of card has partial label which can be read as J.T. Kackley, Photographers, West 2nd Street, Maysville, KY. Bookseller Inventory # 018942

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Title: Maysville, Kentucky Flood, Photograph ...

Publisher: J.T. Kackley Photographer, Maysville, Kentucky

Publication Date: 1884

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