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In Years Past

March 14, 2014

In 1914, that work was progressing on making the maps and locating the owners of the various pieces of property to be affected by the proposed improvement of the Chadakoin for flood abatement purposes was good news to the residents of Jamestown now in daily fear of a big thaw and more floods. The assistant state engineer had been spending several days on the work and it was reported to be progressing rapidly. The next stop after securing the maps, marking the property lines and locating the owners, would be to secure the releases from possible damage. These were necessary preliminaries to beginning the work and the good done would far over-balance the harm. Little if any property should have any damage.



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