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Daily Archives: March 25, 2013
Flood Diaries: Tuesday, March 25, 1913
Margaret Smell “Tuesday [March 25] morning between 5 and 6 o’clock we were awakened from our slumbers by the shrieking of whistles, the like of which we never heard. Before we could dress ourselves and reach the window the flood … Continue reading
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During the 1913 Flood
The Great Flood of March 1913 was probably the worst disaster in Dayton’s history. It is therefore not surprising that the Dayton Daily News had a large “VIP” file on the subject, as we as many photographs, since the paper … Continue reading
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Death of Kate Patterson
On March 25, 1863, Kate P. (Catherine Phillips) Patterson died while attending school in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kate was 17 years old. She died two days after her father, Jefferson Patterson. Kate, born December 29, 1846, was the 8th of 12 … Continue reading
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