Cultural Responses to The Flood


  • Culture: Gang Mills, NY

    People who lived during that time recall what life was like prior to the flood of 1972. Many reminisce about how quaint and safe their lives were. Children would be out until dusk playing with friends and riding bikes. Everyone knew each other so parents had no worries. Some also recall how lively and industrious their towns were. With dairy farms, diners and stores, these towns were in their prime.

    Grades: 7-12
  • Culture: Corning, NY

    People who lived during that time recall what life was like prior to the flood of 1972. Many reminisce about how quaint and safe their lives were. Children would be out until dusk playing with friends and riding bikes. Everyone knew each other so parents had no worries. Some also recall how lively and industrious their towns were. With dairy farms, diners and stores, these towns were in their prime.

    Grades: 7-12
  • Culture: Market Street

    People who lived during that time recall what life was like prior to the flood of 1972. Many reminisce about how quaint and safe their lives were. Children would be out until dusk playing with friends and riding bikes. Everyone knew each other so parents had no worries. Some also recall how lively and industrious their towns were. With dairy farms, diners and stores, these towns were in their prime.

    Grades: 7-12
  • Elmira Struggles to Rebuild

    Learn about the rebuilding of Elmira after hurricane Agnes.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Rebuilding: Corning, NY

    Learn about the rebuilding of Corning following hurricane Agnes.

    Grades: 5-12
  • Reinventing: Elmira, NY

    Learn about how Elmira reinvented itself following Agnes.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Cultural Responses to the Flood | Discussion Questions

    Discussion questions related to the media clips in Cultural Responses to the Flood.

    Grades: 6-12
  • Cultural Responses to the Flood | Activities

    Activities related to the media clips in Cultural Responses to the Flood.

    Grades: 6-12

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