Cabin Creek Flood, The
DESCRIPTION: "A sad and mournful history Of which I now will speak Concerning that awful storm That flooded Cabin Creek." Five hours of rain washes away the miners' homes. The government and neighboring towns send relief
AUTHOR: James W. Day ("Jilson Setters")?
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (Thomas)
KEYWORDS: flood disaster death
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thomas-Makin', pp. 106-107, (no title) (1 text)
NOTES [25 words]: Although certainly based on a historical incident, the few details in the song and in Thomas's account do not let me locate it in historical records. - RBW
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