This March marks the 100th anniversary of the Flood of 1913, which swamped Fort Wayne and much of the Midwest, leaving hundreds dead nationally and massive damage. Do you have any stories, photos or artifacts relating to a family member who was affected by the flood or came to the aid of others impacted by it?
Share your story by sending it to us in 200 words or fewer, along with any photos, by March 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org, with Flood of 1913 submissions in the subject line. You also can mail your story to The News-Sentinel, C/O Sheryl Krieg, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Include your name and phone number so we can verify the information. By sending photos, you give us permission to archive them for future use.
For any questions, call 461-8290.