Hurricane Camille Historic Marker
Route 29, Lovingston, VA 2949
Located along Route 29 at the Woods Mill Wayside. Parking, picnic tables and views of the Rockfish River. Open 24 hours a day.<p> HURRICANE CAMILLE<p> On August 20, 1969, torrential rains, following remnants of Hurricane Camille, devastated this area. A rainfall in excess of 25 inches largely within a 5-hour period swept away or buried many miles of roads, over 100 bridges, and over 900 buildings. 114 people died and 37 remain missing. The damage totaled more than $100,000,000 and Virginia was declared a disaster area.
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