Misty A. Tilson's Augusta Surviving Disaster (Images of America) PDF

By Misty A. Tilson

Augusta: Surviving catastrophe permits readers to glimpse the alterations that mom nature and human mistakes have wrought at the panorama and layout of the "Garden City." those failures didn't purely adjust the city's panorama; many have been the impetus for switch in Augusta. The ravaging floods ended in the development of the levee alongside the Savannah River in 1919, to avoid flooding, and spurred the production of the Clark Hill Dam and Reservoir. inside of this quantity, readers gets a glimpse of the damage
caused by means 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 exhibit the broken is still of the decrease industry after the 1878 twister. Culled from the wide 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 voters of Augusta have an extended background of uniting for the typical strong, and this quantity is a tribute to those that overcame
obstacles to create the thriving neighborhood that exists today.

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