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In Greece, a large earthquake destroys much of the ancient city of Corinth

Greece, 1857, zoomable map
02/21/1858
The ancient Greek city of Corinth was devastated by an earthquake. The destruction was such that the population took the opportunity to move the city a few miles to the coast and rebuild it there. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859) 367.

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