Established in 1904
The Flood of 1927 was the most destructive and costly flood in Arkansas history and one of the worst in the history of the nation. It affected Arkansas with a greater amount of devastation, both human and monetary, than any other states in the Mississippi River Valley. The pictures below gives you an idea of the effects it had on our little town Montrose, Arkansas. It also had social and political ramifications which changed the way Arkansas, and the nation, viewed relief from natural disasters and the responsibility of government in aiding the victims, echoing the present day Hurricane Katrina disaster. Read More on the 1927 flood.
|Adlene Simpson-mail carrier||Bawcoms 1st store on hwy 165 looking North|
|mayor Horton in front of post office outlaws store||Unknown Montrose Citizens|
|Parker St. looking East on Hwy 82 B||post office and Outlaw store|