Augusta floods, 1912-1990

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1912 Augusta flood
AUGUSTA MUSEUM OF HISTORY/SPECIAL Augusta's 1912 flood was one of many disasters caused by a huge rain system that moved through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama in March 1912,
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1908
Judge Henry Hammond is shown waist deep in water at Eighth and Broad streets during the 1908 flood that killed 18 people.
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1913 Flood
Downtown Augusta in a 1913 flood
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1957 Flood
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1957 Flood
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1964 Flood
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1964 Flood
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1964
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1964
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1964
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1970
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1971
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1971
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1971
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1971
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1971
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1971
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1975
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1984
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1987
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1990
Gordon Highway during 1990 flood
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1992
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1994
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1990 flood
Men check out flood damage along East Boundary during the Oct. 12, 1990, flood in Augusta , which was caused by 15 inches of rain.

Description

It's been a century since the Savannah River flood of 1912 convinced Augustans to construct a levee for protection. But as these Augusta history photos show, heavy rains have still done damage over the years. 

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