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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: On October 10, 1804, a "Snow Hurricane" hit New England. On the evening of the 9th, the temperature plummeted and a storm developed consisting of rain, snow, thunder and lightning. As the wind shifted from the southeast to the northeast, it was so strong that it blew down houses, barns, and trees. Snowfall depths ranged from 5 to 14 inches. It melted in a few days in the south, but in the north, it stayed on the ground until spring. The most damage was done to wharves and ships in the harbors. Many ships were run aground and wrecked, and many sailors lost their lives.

 

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"Terrible Storm" article from Greenfield Gazette newspaper

publisher   Greenfield Gazette
date   Oct 22, 1804
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
width   3.0"
height   18.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Newspaper
accession #   #L05.148


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