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The Danbury Flood of 1869 is a Local Disaster Lost to Time
The Danbury Flood of 1869 is a Local Disaster Lost to Time
Most everyone in Danbury knows about, or has heard of the catastrophic Hat City flood of 1955 where 87 people died. But most don't know, it was not the city's first, and the power of the flood of 1869 would be unrivaled almost anywhere. In "The Place You Live" segment that aired on August 31, 2021 I-95's former News Director Mike Allen shared his research on the failure of the Upper Kohanza dam in Danbury and what it meant for the people in Downtown Danbury that day.