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1936 Gainesville Tornado

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At 8:27 a.m., on April 6, 1936, one of the largest tornadoes in Georgia's history came through downtown Gainesville.  In its path it left widespread destruction, killing over 203 people and injuring another 1600. 

 

We have in our collection pieces that were spared and that were damaged along with their stories. 

Come see and feel what devastation a tornado can wreak.

 



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