New PDF release: Augusta Surviving Disaster (Images of America)

By Misty A. Tilson

ISBN-10: 0738514632

ISBN-13: 9780738514635

ISBN-10: 1531609929

ISBN-13: 9781531609924

Augusta: Surviving catastrophe permits readers to glimpse the alterations that mom nature and human blunders have wrought at the panorama and layout of the "Garden City." those failures didn't basically modify the city's panorama; many have been the impetus for swap in Augusta. The ravaging floods ended in the development of the levee alongside the Savannah River in 1919, to avoid flooding, and spurred the construction of the Clark Hill Dam and Reservoir. inside of this quantity, readers gets a glimpse of the damage
caused by way of the floodwaters of the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal. The is still of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, in addition to different houses and companies, after the nice fireplace of 1916 are captured. ancient pictures show the broken is still of the reduce marketplace after the 1878 twister. Culled from the vast selection of the Augusta Museum of heritage and the private assortment of
Joseph M. Lee III, those photos supply testimony to the resiliency of the human spirit and the braveness to maneuver ahead and rebuild. The electorate of Augusta have an extended heritage of uniting for the typical solid, and this quantity is a tribute to people who overcame
obstacles to create the thriving group that exists today.

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