Courtesy of Americasroof via Wikimedia Commons
A USGS exhibit shows flood levels at Westport Landing on the Missouri River in Kansas City.
July 13, 1951: On this Friday the Thirteenth, a disastrous flood hit Kansas City.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.