Seventy-Five Years Later: The Hurricane of 1938

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On September 21, 1938, a massive hurricane hit New York and New England, to the surprise of all residents. The Great New England Hurricane, one of the most destructive storms in American history, caused more than six hundred deaths and $400 million in property damages. What made this storm unique? In this illustrated lecture, learn about the impact and aftermath of the Hurricane of 1938 in southern New England. Reception at Arnold House to follow lecture.

Co-sponsored with the Waltham Historical Society.