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Tag: Weather History

Anxious to Get Home- March 6, 1920 Storm Paralyzed the Monadnock Region
By March 7, 2023 Read More →

Anxious to Get Home- March 6, 1920 Storm Paralyzed the Monadnock Region

After the false spring in February, last weekend’s snowstorm reminded us that winter is not over yet! But it was nothing compared to the great storm of March 6, 1920 that paralyzed the region for days. The winter of 1919-1920 was very cold with heavy snow. The Monadnock Region was looking forward to mild days […]

Flood Fire and Hurricane Walking Tour
By September 17, 2022 Read More →

Flood Fire and Hurricane Walking Tour

September 21, 1938 was a day of flood, fire, and hurricane winds in Peterborough that left $500,000 of damage in its wake ($10.5 million in today’s dollars). Like many towns, Peterborough experienced dramatic flooding from the storm and ferocious winds on that day. A fire in a commercial building in Peterborough’s downtown broke out just […]

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Lunch and Learn- The Hurricane of 1938
By September 15, 2022 Read More →

Lunch and Learn- The Hurricane of 1938

SOLD OUT! Eighty-four years ago, the Hurricane of 1938 cut a path of devastation through the Monadnock Region when it struck on September 21st. One of the largest hurricanes to ever hit New England, the storm caused widespread damage and left an indelible impression on the people who lived here. In this Lunch & Learn […]

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