Monday, April 1st, 2013
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Photographers had their cameras ready to capture history as floodwaters from the canal and St. Marys River spilled their banks. The Great Flood of 1913 engulfed most of downtown St. Marys after 10 inches of rain fell over five days.
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ST. MARYS - This week 100 years ago, residents were cleaning up from the worst recorded flood in Ohio history. About 10 inches of rain fell over five days in late March 1913. Water swelled over the banks of the Miami-Erie Canal . . .
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