Credit: Encyclopedia Virginia
Created: December 2021

Recalling the Destruction of Hurricane Camille

In this audio clip, Marvin and Maxine Ripley recall the devastation wreaked when Hurricane Camille swept through Central Virginia on the night of August 19, 1969. At the time, the Ripleys were a young couple living near the confluence of the James River and Rockfish River in Howardsville.

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