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By Misty A. Tilson

Augusta: Surviving catastrophe permits readers to glimpse the adjustments that mom nature and human blunders have wrought at the panorama and layout of the "Garden City." those mess ups didn't simply regulate 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 production of the Clark Hill Dam and Reservoir. inside this quantity, readers gets a glimpse of the damage
caused by means of 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 hearth of 1916 are captured. ancient photos exhibit the broken continues to be of the decrease industry after the 1878 twister. Culled from the huge choice of the Augusta Museum of heritage 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 voters of Augusta have a protracted 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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