In March of 1888 New York City was slammed by one of the most devastating blizzards in recorded history. From March 11th to 15ththe city was buried underneath a fifty-inch blanket of snow.
The Great White Hurricane, as it came to be known, disabled transportation and telegraph communication from the Chesapeake Bay to Montreal. Huge, “modern” cites suddenly found themselves cut off from the rest of the world.
For the first time in history the New York Stock Exchange closed, and would remain so for two days as the storm raged on.
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