Tuesday, February 6, 2018

The Great Storm of 1850 in North Carolina #northcarolinapioneers

The Great Storm of 1850

The GroveThe Grove destroyed in the Hurricane of 1850. " The storm has accomplished a vast work of destruction to the corn and fodder, and the tide rose to a height unparalleled in the recollection of the oldest inhabitant. We understand that the storm was severely felt in a portion of Franklin County, and that its ravages in Halifax were most destructive and appalling. We learn, for instance, that in one place in Franklin County, a cow was thrown some eight or ten feet and lodged in the branches of a more about the Great Storm

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