The Historic Snowstorm of 1836: ‘Beyond Anything In Our Time’

by NEW YORK DIGITAL NEWS



The Historic Snowstorm of 1836: ‘Beyond Anything In Our Time’

The following story about the historic snowstorm of 1836 was originally published in the New York Herald, January 11, 1836. “The Big Snow of 1836” on January 8–10th produced 30 to 40 inches of snowfall in interior New York, northern Pennsylvania, and western New England with the city of New York receiving two feet of snow, drifting to seven feet in some areas. This story was transcribed by Hudson River Maritime Museum volunteer researcher George A.

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