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
Over the past 100 years, the 1913 Flood has long been remembered—both in general and on special milestone anniversaries. Shortly after the event, a rallying cry of “Remember the promises made in the attic” prompted residents to recall the horrible … Continue reading
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Between March 21-26, 1913, the Great Flood of Dayton marked the greatest natural disaster in Ohio history. The first of three major storms arrived on Friday, March 21, 1913. Strong winds and a temperature of 60 degrees marked a typical … Continue reading