New England Flood of May 2006

Ten years ago it started raining on Mother’s Day and continued raining for days. Many communities in this area, especially Peabody and areas along the Merrimack River, experienced serious flooding.

Here in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, it wasn’t too bad, but as you can see from these photographs, Patton Park experienced some flooding. The small pond seemed to grow until it took over most of the park, in some places extending right to the sidewalk.

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