Drought – A Brief History in Georgia

Each year that Georgia suffers through a dry summer, we proclaim that it is an unusual occurrence…a “Drought of the Century”!

Would you believe that we’ve had five “Droughts of the Century” since 1924?

Master Gardener Maria Helena Dolan collected newspaper information to present a history of how drought has been labeled in our state.

Georgia Droughts – A Historical Perspective

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