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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Steaming down the Savannah
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Roger Allen
Note: The following is part of a series of columns exploring the use of rivers in the early history of Georgia and Bulloch County. The Savannah and Augusta Steamboat Company was incorporated in 1836, and it also had bad luck with many of its boats. The Oglethorpe blew up at Beck's Landing, the Elbert burned at Buzzard's Bay, and the Augusta collided with the steamship the City of Atlanta.
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