When floodwaters struck Dayton in 1913, those who fled to high ground just south of where the waters crested at Apple Street found shelter, food and welcome from the Marianists a St. Mary's College, the school that became the University of Dayton.
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University of Dayton, ""Hope on the Hill" ~ UD and the 1913 Flood" (2013). Rivers Institute Blog Archive. 230.