Tulsa Area History

Documenting The Flooding Of Mingo Creek

mingo creek watershed flood of 1984 tulsa

Please join us next Thursday, December 1st, from 4pm-6pm to preserve the history of Mingo Creek. Mingo Creek accounted for $125 million of the $180 million in flood damage during the 1984 Memorial Day flood. The flood killed 14, injured 288, and damaged or destroyed nearly 7,000 buildings. Bring your flood stories, photographs and documents. Staff from the Carl Albert Center will digitize these materials and record oral histories about the flood.