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The Great White Hurricane, March 11, 1888

The Great White Hurricane of 1888 struck on the night of March 11 and continued furiously for two days, dumping as much as 60 inches of snow on parts of the Northeast. 55 more words

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Hurricane Sandy and the Great White Hurricane of 1888

Hurricane Sandy–the ‘Frankenstorm’–is hurtling towards the northeast coast as I write this. I’ve been listening to reports from Rockaway Beach, Asbury Park and downtown Manhattan on the radio. 305 more words

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Shipwrecks of the 1888 'Great White Hurricane'

The East Coast blizzard of 1888, colloquially known as the Great White Hurricane, hammered the northeast from March 12-15, 1888. Forty to fifty inches of snow blanketed New York and New England. 259 more words

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Western-esque Blizzard, Eastern Locale

In the wake of the Children’s Blizzard that ravaged the upper Midwest in Janauary of 1888, something of a war of words broke out in the newspapers.  528 more words

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