1888: The Great Blizzard Begins

The Great Blizzard of 1888 began in Middletown the evening of March 11, and by the next day three feet of snow had fallen.  This made for some serious snow shoveling, as depicted in these photographs.

College Street, March 12 1888

Blizzard 1888 1

Blizzard 1888 2

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