Marge George, like the other people who survived the ’64 flood, has stories she cannot forget. Marge ran the Forks of Salmon Store, which, in those days, was located at the mouth of McNeal Creek barely up the South Fork from where it joins the North. All night long her family watched the rise of the creek, which is pronounced “crick” on the Salmon River.
With rain pelting down on the roof of a warm and cozy home, it was hard to imagine the anxiety the rain can cause – for most of us in the room. For 85 year-old Grant Hillman of Orleans, relentless December rains set the scene for the most dramatic three months of his life.