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 Great New England Hurricane of 1938

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These behemoths have not only withstood the colonial mast trade, but the great lumbering era, survived the great hurricane of 1938, disease, rot and invasive pests. For many years I had driven by the Hemenway State Forest. It had always been of ...
First on the list was Concord, where Turkey Pond was covered with logs from the Great New England Hurricane of 1938, which killed 682 people and cause more than $4 billion woth of damages in 2016 dollars.
Norman Isham: The dean, the godfather, of every historic preservation professional in New England, this Brown University-educated architect who became the founder of RISD's famed architectural school was proud to call North Kingstown home.
scientists have a theory about why the U.S. hasn't had a major hurricane in more than a decade. No such storms have made landfall since 2005, and they believe the U.S.
It also occurs sporadically in New Jersey, where it was introduced in 1911 on a shipment of spruce trees from Holland, and in Pennsylvania and New York, to which it was carried by the New England Hurricane of 1938, but the Adirondacks, being forested ...
"After a tropical storm comes off the Bahamas, it has the potential to move quickly. The hurricane of 1938 moved north at 35 mph.
The great hurricane of 1938 is legendary in these parts, and everyone has heard tales of wind and wave savaging coastal New England. But another drama played out that day, one less familiar than awe-inspiring floods, catastrophic property damage and ...
A recent Thrillist article named Eagles fans as the 5th most obnoxious in the NFL -- ahead of the Giants at 8th, but behind New England, Oakland, Dallas and, believe it or not, in 4th, the Jets. .... The main Spectrum tenants said goodbye as follows ...
... in 1830 and decommissioned about a century later, the beacon was replaced in 1934 by an automated, skeletal tower at the southern end of the property, which grew to 6 acres after the island became attached to the mainland in the Hurricane of 1938 ...
Produced by Franklin Pierce University's Monadnock Institute of Nature, Place and culture in association with Chrysalis Media arts Productions, the film drew parallels between the hurricane that ravaged the region in 1938 and more recent extreme ...
Michael Simpson, director of the Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience at Antioch University New England, notes the pattern and that as more land is developed - turning field and forest into pavement and buildings - there are fewer ...
A recent Thrillist article named Eagles fans as the 5th most obnoxious in the NFL -- ahead of the Giants at 8th, but behind New England, Oakland, Dallas and, believe it or not, in 4th, the Jets. .... The main Spectrum tenants said goodbye as follows ...
The Arnold Arboretum presents the author talk, "Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane that Transformed New England" from 7-8:30 p.m.
Shown is the rear view of the New England barn that Waters farm is dismantling and moving onsite. Courtesy photo Waters Farm Preservation, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit, all volunteer organization located at 53 Waters Road in West Sutton, is proud to be ...
Ask a European their thoughts on the average American worker, and a typical response could be Americans work too much. Ask an American their thought on a typical European worker, and the response could be the opposite - they don't work enough.
25 about "Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England," by Stephen Long, referred incorrectly to the use of timber as a fuel in 1938. While wood was still commonly used as fuel in a variety of applications, it had long been outstripped by ...
LUNENBURG, Mass. (AP) - Harvey Price is standing in the cellar of his barn. He is doing what he has been for nearly all 93 years of his life.
25 about "Thirty-Eight: The Hurricane That Transformed New England," by Stephen Long, referred incorrectly to the use of timber as a fuel in 1938. While wood was still commonly used as fuel in a variety of applications, it had long been outstripped by ...
Before Hurricane Sandy, the last major project was in the 1970s, when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers spent two years supervising repairs after the 1938 and 1954 hurricanes destroyed areas of the walk. To quantify the trail's economic impact, the ...
But first, Latsis faced an immigration officer who, asking for his last name, misspelled the answer as "Latchis" - not knowing those letters and the man they labeled would go on to light more than a dozen Cinema marquees in New England. Hayward has ...
On Sept. 21, 1938, without warning, a hurricane struck Long Island and New England, killing hundreds of people and destroying roads, bridges, dams, and buildings.
BRATTLEBORO >> Latchis arts celebrates the publication of "Greek Epic: The Latchis Family and the New England Theater Empire They Built," with a special event, reading, and book signing by author Gordon Hayward on Saturday at 10 a.m.
He's telling stories about the 1938 New England Hurricane. He soon reverts to talking about his 1928 Ford Model T truck.
Since European settlement "only three hurricanes have come into Southern New England full strength having no previous landfall," Ricard wrote: 1635, 1815 and 1938, with the latter drastically changing the forest landscape. Back-to-back hurricanes in ...
He's telling stories about the 1938 New England Hurricane. He soon reverts to talking about his 1928 Ford Model T truck.
He's telling stories about the 1938 New England hurricane. He soon reverts to talking about his 1928 Ford Model T truck.
Modernism spread outward from New York, Boston, and Chicago - the first points of contact - to coastal New England, small-town Pennsylvania, Midwestern farms, and other rural regions.
They include the 1821 hurricane that made landfall in Cape May, with sustained winds that may have topped 100 mph; the deadly 1938 hurricane that slammed into Long Island and southeastern New England; and the 1944 hurricane that cruised just off the ...
In 1992, Category 4 Hurricane Andrew left an estimated 250,000 homeless and caused more than $20 billion in damage in the Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana.
Orkaan Matthew is na een verwoestende tocht over de Cariben in Florida aangekomen. De Amerikaanse staat kan windstoten van zeker 190 kilometer per uur verwachten en bakken met regen. Volgens meteorologen kan de orkaan ongelooflijk veel schade ...
In 1992, Category 5 Hurricane Andrew left an estimated 250,000 homeless and caused more than $20 billion in damage in the Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana.
In 1992, Category 4 Hurricane Andrew left an estimated 250,000 homeless and caused more than $20 billion in damage in the Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana.
In 1992, Category 5 Hurricane Andrew left an estimated 250,000 homeless and caused more than $20 billion in damage in the Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana.
Before the early 1950s, Tropical storms were just referred to by the year they occurred in (The 1938 New England Hurricane, for example).
In 1992, Category 4 Hurricane Andrew left an estimated 250,000 homeless and caused more than $20 billion in damage in the Bahamas, Florida and Louisiana.
While we see if hurricane Matthew, a humdinger of a storm in the Caribbean sea as of Monday, comes to us or spins off toward Europe, it's a good time to go over some of the coastal terms that we have all heard from past experiences, but may have faded ...
Lake Tashmoo was a freshwater lake until the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 opened it to the sea. Susy remembered taking long walks along the beach from West Chop to Lambert's Cove in the years before the hurricane. At 14, Susy moved to Santa ...
October 2, 1938: Indians fireballer Bob Feller, just 20 years old, fans 18 Tigers at Cleveland Municipal Stadium, setting a new major league record for strikeouts in a game, surpassing the 17 notched in games by himself and Dizzy Dean.
KMSP - It may come as a bit of a surprise, but the Caribbean is now harboring the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean in 9 years.
In 1938 one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever hit New England, known as "The Long Island Express," devastated the Hoenig family farm and surrounding areas.
It was named "Small Newspaper of the Year" by the New England Newspaper Association three times - in 1991, 1993, and 2001.
In 1938, not a single living person had ever experienced a hurricane in New England. The previous one had been so long before that people in the Northeast believed that hurricanes only happened down south. Florida, Texas, maybe North Carolina.
Tonight on Ghost Hunters - TAPS reports from a Westerly Library in Westerly, Rhode Island where there are more than books to check out.
The Connecticut building was built in 1938. As the last cornerstone was placed, the Hurricane of 1938 hit the fairgrounds.
The 100th Durham Fair, however, will not take place until Sept. 26-29, 2019. Since 1916, the Durham Fair has been canceled by the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 and in the World War II years of 1942, 1943, and 1944. Hurricane Gloria managed to ...
21, 1938, a powerful hurricane surprised New England, killing hundreds of people, rendering thousands more homeless and giving rise to an entire literary subgenre.
That small island, we now call it Rabbit Island, may have been one of New England's first gifts, a present of sorts, given to Roger Williams by the wife of Canonicus, the Chief Sachem of the Narragansett people during the first part of the 17th century ...
Connecticut's residential coastline is two worlds, the one of newcomer millionaires and one whose wealth and New England roots span generations. Now, their differences over a rail route threaten to gum up plans for the ... Skepticism is thick in Old ...
The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 blew through Long Island, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts on September 21, killing 700 people, bringing 50 foot waves, and maximum wind gusts of 186 miles per hour.
Though the main impacts of the storm were on Long Island and southern New England, it initially developed near the Cape Verde Islands in the eastern Atlantic on September 9. It was first detected on September 13, and passed north of Puerto Rico on ...


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