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Photos: Hurricane Agnes, 1972

Photos: Hurricane Agnes, 1972

In June 1972, just three years after remnants of Hurricane Camille devastated Central Virginia, Hurricane Agnes swept through and brought more flood damage to the Lynchburg area. The James River crested in downtown Lynchburg at 26 feet, 8 feet above flood stage, and did even more damage downriver in Richmond. 

Check out these other galleries too: The Flood of '85, The Destruction of Hurricane Camille, and Derecho 2012.

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