Baylus C. Brooks is a professional research and maritime historian, genealogist, and writer living in North Florida. Writes for Poseidon Historical Research & Publishing. Author of Quest for Blackbeard & the new Sailing East, now on online stores! All posts are the opinions of the author unless otherwise noted.
Saturday, August 07, 2010
1870 Storm... the North Carolina report from Wilmington
On February 9, 1870, the New York Herald reported on a big Nor-easter that affected the entire eastern seaboard. Several excerpts from affected cities and their respective newspapers were included. The below report came from Wilmington, NC: