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The Reader’s Notebook: Great Dayton Flood

Mar 26, 2020

Credit daytondailynews.com

March 26, 2020 -- The Great Dayton Flood of 1913 resulted from flooding by the Great Miami River reaching Dayton, Ohio, and the surrounding area, causing the greatest natural disaster in Ohio history. In response, the General Assembly passed the Vonderheide Act to enable the formation of conservancy districts.