The Great New England Hurricane of 1938

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Date/Time
Date(s) - September 18, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
West Falmouth Library
Falmouth

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On Wednesday, September 18th 6:30-8:30pm, West Falmouth Library hosts a talk and slide show, “The Great New England Hurricane of 1938”, presented by Norah Schneider, PhD, Collections Manager of Falmouth Historical Society and Museums on the Green. West Falmouth Library is located at 575 West Falmouth Highway.

Dr. Schneider will speak about why the US Weather Bureau did not provide proper warning for New England. She will also share slides that illustrate the devastating effects of the storm in Falmouth and the region.

This presentation was made possible in part with grant funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.



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