TITLE

Jacob saves his neighbors in the blizzard of 1787

AUTHOR(S)
Gould, John
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/19/99, Vol. 91 Issue 58, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses blizzards in Maine. The origin of the word blizzard and what one is; How the author's great grandfather saved a family from freezing in the blizzard of 1787; How a North Atlantic easterly storm forms.
ACCESSION #
1556385

 

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