1927 Flooding - Portland / Middletown

Widespread flooding in occured all along the Connecticut River in 1927 as the debris-choked torrent flowed toward the sea. Hundreds are forced to flee their homes. 
<br><br>CAPTION: An aerial view of Strong B. Hale Lumber Company, Portland / Middletown, during the flooding of 1927.

( Connecticut Historical Society )

Widespread flooding in occured all along the Connecticut River in 1927 as the debris-choked torrent flowed toward the sea. Hundreds are forced to flee their homes.

CAPTION: An aerial view of Strong B. Hale Lumber Company, Portland / Middletown, during the flooding of 1927.

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