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

By Misty A. Tilson

Augusta: Surviving catastrophe permits readers to glimpse the adjustments that mom nature and human errors have wrought at the panorama and layout of the "Garden City." those failures didn't simply adjust the city's panorama; many have been the impetus for switch in Augusta. The ravaging floods resulted 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 via the floodwaters of the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal. The continues to be of St. Paul's Episcopal Church, in addition to different houses and companies, after the nice fireplace of 1916 are captured. old pictures exhibit the broken continues to be of the reduce industry after the 1878 twister. Culled from the huge selection of the Augusta Museum of historical past and the private assortment of
Joseph M. Lee III, those photographs supply testimony to the resiliency of the human spirit and the braveness to maneuver ahead and rebuild. The electorate of Augusta have an extended background of uniting for the typical sturdy, and this quantity is a tribute to people who overcame
obstacles to create the thriving neighborhood that exists today.

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