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The Johnstown Flood



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Author
McCullough, David G.
Descriptors
Disaster
History
Nonfiction
Social Classes
Location/Setting:
Pennsylvania
Time Period:
1880s
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Summary
There had been warnings before, and the dam always held. Sadly on May 31, 1889, 2,209 people died when an immense rainstorm forced a neglected dam near Johnstown, Pennsylvania to break away. This is the story of before, during, and after the flood.
Critique
An amazing story of an awful tragedy never to be forgotten.
ISBN
0090874900
  iBistro
# of Pages
302
Published
1968
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Reviewer's Initials: ED


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