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Great Dayton Flood - Repeat Performance

Update:  This presentation will now be followed by a book signing.  Read more.

The Great Flood of 1913 adversely affected communities all along the Great Miami River from Piqua to Dayton to Hamilton and beyond. It garnered world-wide attention as one of the most photographed and documented disasters of the early 20th century. 

Join Oakwood Historical Society past-president and current board member, Mark Risley for an encore presentation Saturday, June 22nd at 2 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room.  Mark's presentation will follow the story of the flood and beyond.Catching Raindrops

After the presentation, local author, Crystal Hoblit, will be available for a book signing.  She will have copies of her children's book, Catching Raindrops, which is about the 1913 flood.

Advance registration is required and limited to the first 65 people.  Contact Wright Library's Reference Department at 294-7171 to register beginning Friday, June 7th.

Date: 
Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 2:00pm

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