This Day in History Series
6:39 am
Fri April 5, 2013

This Day in History: Twisters Devastate Gainesville, Georgia

A view of Gainesville, Georgia following the April 6, 1936 tornado
A view of Gainesville, Georgia following the April 6, 1936 tornado
Credit courtesy of Gary Doster

Tomorrow is April 6.  If we were to turn Georgia's clock back 77 years to this date in 1936, we'd be witness to massive destruction visited upon Gainesville from tornadoes spawned by a storm system that had swept across the South.  

Georgia State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Clifford Kuhn revisits the tragic event with WABE's Steve Goss.

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