Flood of 2023
Flood of 2023
Documenting Vermont's response to the Flood of 2023
Leahy Library, Vermont Historical Society
A scan of Cambridge Village, taken from the intersection of Railroad Street and South Main Street, late afternoon July 11, when the flood was right around its peak. There is silence except for the sound of rushing water.
Cambridge Village, looking west from the intersection of Railroad Street with South Main Street
Cambridge Community Church, North Main Street, Route 15, and South Main Street
This picture was taken of the Tyler Vendituoli sculpture approximately 1-hour before the flood waters of the Winooski River swept this almost life size sculpture down river in 2023. It had previously been secured to a tall cement foundation over…
This shot is for comparison to the VT Flood Winooski River rise. This was the typical view of almost life size figurative sculpture by Tyler Vendituoli attached to a high cement foundation prior to the Vt. Flood 2023.
My 6 year old daughter, Nola Kantlehner, wanted to help the businesses in town so she brought face gems with us to a concert in Burlington and offered the other patrons to do designs for flood relief donations. Afterward she split the money between…
My 6 year old daughter, Nola Kantlehner, said of the piles of debris and trash: “everywhere you look, there are piles and piles. I wish the flood never even happened.” We’d point out to one another when we’d see something especially sad, like…
My 6 year old daughter wanted to come with her parents and help out so much.
My 6 and 2 year olds wanted to help out so I put them in masks and a wagon and we delivered snacks and waters to the volunteers