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Tag Archives: Great Dayton Flood
The Great Flood of March 1913 was probably the worst disaster in Dayton’s history. Hundreds of people died in Dayton alone, but many lived to tell their tales of hardship and devastation. You can hear some of these stories in … Continue reading
It was four weeks ago that we first posted “1913 Flood Diaries & Letters: An Introduction,” the first in a series of several posts in which we’ve followed a handful of individual Daytonians through their 1913 flood ordeal, reading about their … Continue reading
The greatest legacy to come from the 1913 Flood was the funding and creation of a flood protection system that has, since 1922, protected the Miami Valley from suffering such a horrific disaster again: the Miami Conservancy District. Designed by a young engineer … Continue reading