Monday, January 24, 2011

Highwater Bill "on hand"

William H. Moorhead was a colorful character that was involved in many events of local historical significance.  I have written about him before, as well as shared a story written about our area that featured him in it.  In the course of my research, his name has come up over and over again in accounts of history relating to my hometown area.

The above article was reprinted many years ago, showing photographs featuring "Highwater Bill" in them, during the 1893 flood.  Click on it to see an enlarged version, easier to read...