Remembering Hurricane Camille 50 Years Later – August 17, 2019

This is a post remembering the 50th Anniversary of Hurricane Camille on August 17, 1969. Here are various videos on YouTube, not all are Hurricane Camille related. There were 143 deaths in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama with another 153 deaths in the area around Nelson County, Virginia as Hurricane Camille entered the Atlantic Ocean.

I posted a few other Hurricane Camille related posts, but these two stand out in my mind – Camille Memorial getting face lift for 50th anniversary — Mississippi Business Journal

Ship Island – Mississippi Mondays January 21, 2019

This video was posted July 19, 2019 by the Sun Herald, the local newspaper that now serves Harrison County, Mississippi – Images from 1969 after Hurricane Camille ravaged the Mississippi Coast: (about 7:02 minutes long).

2013 Hurricane Camille memorial (Sun Herald) (around 2:03 minutes long)

Hurricane Camille & the Navy Seabees in 1969 () 2017: (about 19:12 minutes long) Gift shop torn down, Hurricane Camille related.

WLOX Memories – Camille Special Re Edit 1999 (about 8:22 minutes long) Biloxi, Mississippi TV Station


South Alabama TV station, posted June 3, 2019 – Hurricane Camille Exhibit: (about 2:37 minutes long)

Louisiana TV Station – Hurricane Camille 50th Anniversary: Bill Elder and Nash Roberts reflect on the storm’s impact. (around 5:35 minutes long)


About ICT Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's
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