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From the Archives: 100 photos of damage from Hurricane Camille, the worst natural disaster in Va. history

From the Archives: 100 photos of damage from Hurricane Camille, the worst natural disaster in Va. history

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More than six months’ worth of rain fell on Nelson County in a single night in August 1969, creating the worst natural disaster in Virginia history.

Hurricane Camille formed 51 years ago on August 14, 1969, south of Cuba. It made landfall in the U.S. along the Mississippi coast on August 18, and it arrived in Virginia on August 19.

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