Primary Source 4: 1881 Newspaper

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In August 1881, a major hurricane hit the coast of Georgia and South Carolina killing an estimated 700 people. These two excerpts come from a newspaper article appearing in the Savannah Morning News on August 27, 1881. Before exploring the highlighted sections and completing your tasks, be sure to read the article once through.


Who Was on the Island?


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