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Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio - Lois Miner Huey
Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio
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March 25, 1913, began as a typical day in Dayton, Ohio. Downtown bustled with streetcars, carriages, and automobiles. By 8:10 a rush of water from the Great Miami River flooded the city. Desperate people climbed trees and telephone poles to escape the torrent. For days, people were stranded, cut... show more
March 25, 1913, began as a typical day in Dayton, Ohio. Downtown bustled with streetcars, carriages, and automobiles. By 8:10 a rush of water from the Great Miami River flooded the city. Desperate people climbed trees and telephone poles to escape the torrent. For days, people were stranded, cut off from the outside world. Experience the Great Dayton Flood through the eyes of those who lived it. Today the storm that caused the flood and devastated Dayton and communities across the country is largely forgotten. But the residents of Dayton resolved never to suffer such a disaster again. Their heroic response became a model for how we prepare for and recover from natural disasters.
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Format: Library Binding
ISBN: 9781467794329 (1467794325)
ASIN: 1467794325
Publisher: Millbrook Press
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
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5.0 Review: Floodwaters and Flames: The 1913 Disaster in Dayton, Ohio by Louis Miner Huey
I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Floodwaters and Flames tells the mostly forgotten story of the 1913 flood in Dayton, Ohio. I had not heard of the Great Dayton Flood before and was interested to learn about it. Lois Miner Huey brings attentio...
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