Fighting commercial pirates and Judas Iscariots to save Tallulah Gorge

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By Dick Cinquina

Rabun County Historical Society

  • Hurricane Falls in Tallulah Gorge in 1907 before the damming of the river.
    Hurricane Falls in Tallulah Gorge in 1907 before the damming of the river.
  • Tallulah Falls dam on the rim of the gorge in 1913. A road originally was built across the top of the dam.
    Tallulah Falls dam on the rim of the gorge in 1913. A road originally was built across the top of the dam.
The roar of the river cascading over Tallulah Gorge’s six waterfalls could be heard from over a mile away. And onlookers were shrouded in mist rising from the turbulent waters. That was before 1913…

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