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January 25, 1898 The first ever batch of Brunswick Stew is made on St. Simons Island, Georgia, a coastal island near the city of Brunswick.
March 8, 1898 General Edward Lloyd Thomas died, Indian Territory
March 12, 1898 George Gress donates the Battle of Atlanta, a cyclorama, to the city of Atlanta
April 23, 1898 Army designates Camp George H. Thomas on the grounds of the Chickamauga National Military Park. It will become Fort Oglethorpe.
July 23, 1898 Following a two hour thunderstorm that dumped more than 4 inches of rain on Atlanta, Union Station is flooded with more than a foot of water
August 15, 1898 Lilian Carter born, Richland, Georgia
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September 5, 1898 Burton Smith and friends charter the Atlanta Athletic Club. Its first clubhouse was on Edgewood Avenue.
September 30, 1898 Georgia Day at the Transmississippi and International Exposition in Omaha. Georgia was the only southern state to erect a building at this event
October 2, 1898 Campbell Island is washed away by a hurricane as it crosses the Georgia coast with an estimated maximum wind of 95 mph. It will cut across the state to the northwest, exiting near Rome. It is designated Hurricane #7
October 2, 1898 Hurricane strikes coastal Georgia near Cumberland Island, killing 179 (Georgia and North Florida), and setting storm surge records that still stand.
October 29, 1898 Allen Daniel Candler begins term as governor of Georgia
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December 14, 1898 U. S. President William McKinnley visits Atlanta
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