New PDF release: Hurricane in the Hamptons, 1938 (Images of America)

By Mary Cummings

The 1938 typhoon, the main serious and terrifying hurricane to hit manhattan in dwelling reminiscence, struck on September 21, an afternoon that had dawned vivid and reasonable within the beach groups among Westhampton seashore and Montauk aspect. blind to the typhoon whipping itself right into a frenzy simply miles away, village citizens have been going approximately their basic initiatives whilst it struck, killing greater than 30 and wreaking unheard of destruction ahead of dusk. In typhoon within the Hamptons, 1938, the tale is informed in additional than one hundred fifty pictures, so much of them taken by means of surprised citizens within the quick aftermath of the storm.

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