The Flood of 1916: David Childers - "Belmont Ford"

July 16, 2019

103 years ago today, a tragic flood wreaked havoc on Western North Carolina. Prolific songwriter, David Childers, recounted that event in his song "Belmont Ford", and we captured him performing it earlier this year at the Magnolia Roots Music Lounge in Wake Forest.

Watch the video below and read about the historic flood on Our State's website.