The Great Miami River Flood of 1913 at Hamilton Lane Library

Collapse of Main & High St Bridge, March 1913. Courtesy Rob Wile collection.Dear Folks,

As part of the centennial commemorations of the 1913 Great Miami River Flood, Hamilton Lane libraries welcomes renowned local historian and native Hamiltonian Jim Blount for a series of free public talks detailing the impact of the flood and the challenges left in its wake.

Please note, all events begin 2 pm at Hamilton Lane Library.

Tuesday January 8, 2013

Flood Warning! Was Hamilton Prepared for 1913 Disaster?

February 2013: no program

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Hamilton in Crisis: Who Came to the City’s Rescue after Devastation of March 1913 Flood?

Registration will be required.  Call 894-7158 to register.  Seating is limited.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

“Remember the Promises We Made in the Attic!” Obstacles to Preventing Another 1913 Flood.

Registration will be required.  Call 894-7158 to register.  Seating is limited.

Happy New Year!!!

Dear Folks,

A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!

For spring 2013, the Michael J. Colligan History Project gets ready to mark a season of events commemorating the devastating Great Miami River Flood of 1913, the recovery, and its far-reaching consequences. Scheduled events are listed here (click on link below) and regular updates will be posted to this website detailing commemorations sponsored by the Colligan and our community partners.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Best wishes,

Matthew Smith,

Assistant Director, Michael J. Colligan History Project.