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Residents sought to share flood stories

NAUGATUCK — The Naugatuck Historical Society is putting together an oral history of the Flood of 1955. The society is seeking residents who remember the flood to share their stories…

The Naugatuck River rises near the Whittemore Bridge in Naugatuck during the Flood of 55, Aug. 19, 1955. –RA ARCHIVE

A flood of stories

NAUGATUCK — On Aug. 19, 1955, Sandra Clark stood on the Green and watched the Naugatuck River wash over the Whittemore Bridge, sweeping away a three-story building. “It was an…