Disaster Planning and Afterwards

Disaster Planning for Historic Houses and Family Collections

 Damage to a house on Johnson Street in Rock Hill, SC following a tornado in November 1926. Craig Family Collection

Damage to a house on Johnson Street in Rock Hill, SC following a tornado in November 1926. Craig Family Collection

As Hurricane Florence approaches, Historic Rock Hill wanted to share some very helpful resources for you to help prep your historic home before the storm as well as what to do with your family heirlooms if disaster does strike.

Disaster Planning Links:

Disaster Planning from the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

Preparing your collection for a Disaster

 Hurricane Hugo damage to Tillman Hall in September 1989. Dacus Library Collection

Hurricane Hugo damage to Tillman Hall in September 1989. Dacus Library Collection

 Damage to the Craig House on Johnson Street after a tornado hit Rock Hill in 1926. Craig Family Collection

Damage to the Craig House on Johnson Street after a tornado hit Rock Hill in 1926. Craig Family Collection