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Images of America, 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
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The Great Earthquake and Fire of 1906 is an unparalleled disaster in the history of San Francisco. More than 4.5 square miles of San Francisco burned and crumbled into a windswept desert of desolation. We will see this scene from behind the camera, covering before the earthquake through the fire and into the rebui...
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Images of America, 1964 Flood of Humboldt and Del Norte, The
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014), 128 page(s),
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The 1964 flood in the Eel and Klamath Rivers drainages represents an extreme weather event. Both the Northern California and Southern Oregon coasts are host to many floods, but the 1964 flood stands out as a representation of the “perfect storm.” Three events occurred that led to the flood. First, a cold front...
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Images of America, 1972 Flood in New York's Southern Tier, The
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In June 1972, Hurricane Agnes hit the East Coast with a monstrous and devastating force, bringing a deluge across multiple states and slamming four counties in the Southern Tier: Steuben, Chemung, Tioga, and Broome. Dozens died and property damage ran into the millions as Corning, Elmira, Owego, Binghamton, and ot...
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Images of America, Aberdeen
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Aberdeen was settled by Scottish immigrants who moved up the Cape Fear River from the North Carolina coast. Before the railroad, the region consisted of small farms and a single church. The arrival of the Raleigh & Augusta Railroad in the mid-1870s was the first major impetus for growth in and around Aberdeen. Soo...
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Images of America, Abilene
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The first settler to make permanent residence in the Abilene area arrived in 1856. From the humble beginnings of a prairie dugout, Abilene grew to be the first “cowtown” of the West. Joseph G. McCoyset up his stockyards in Abilene, and millions of cattle were driven up from Texas via the Chisholm Trail and shi...
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Abingdon
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The charming town of Abingdon is nestled in southwestern Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains and situated along the Holston River. Originally known as Wolf Hills-a name bestowed upon the town by Daniel Boone-Abingdon was renamed in honor of Martha Washington's home in England. The town today enjoys a rich and varied p...
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Images of America, Abington
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Throughout Abington's history, its central location between Boston and Plymouth has been a vantage point that has been reflected in both work and play. It is Abington that provided the white-oak planks for the USS Constitution, and the town's Island Grove Park had national significance during the abolitionist move...
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Images of America, Accokeek
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in Images of America (Charleston, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2013), 128 page(s),
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Accokeek is an unincorporated place in the southwest corner of Prince George’s County. The name “Accokeek” is an Algonquian word meaning “at the edge of the hill.” Before the arrival of Capt. John Smith in 1623, indigenous people had occupied the area intermittently for thousands of years. After an initi...
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Images of America, Accomack County
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Accomack County’s history revolves around two elements: the land and the sea. The land is fertile, capable of producing great bounty, and Accomack is surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. So Accomack has enjoyed two advantages: an ability to produce food and the means of getting it to market....
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