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January 2, 1906 Savannah's City Hall is dedicated
  City of Savannah, Georgia
January 4, 1906 The 17-story Candler Building in Atlanta is dedicated
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
January 11, 1906 Fire destroys much of Piedmont Park, including part of the Piedmont Driving Club
  Piedmont Park
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
March 11, 1906 Carnegie Library in Albany opens
  Albany, Georgia
March 12, 1906 Andrew Carnegie donates $20,000 for the construction of a new library in Atlanta
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
April 6, 1906 Tornadoes strike North Georgia, striking Woodlands, (the estate of Godfrey Barnsley) and Gainesville, Georgia
  Godfrey Barnsley and Barnsley Gardens
  Georgia Tornadoes
July 31, 1906 Ben Hill County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Ben Hill County, Georgia
September 22, 1906 Four days of rioting in Atlanta ensue after the election of Hoke Smith, who ran on a platform of denying blacks the right to vote. Whites not only started the riots, but tried to lay blame on blacks. Officially the death toll is 12, but the actual number was probably significantly higher.
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
December 6, 1906 The state of Georgia awards Carroll County the location of its newest institution of higher learning, the University of West Georgia
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