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The Great Blizzard of 1888 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States. Snowfalls of 20–60 inches fell in parts of New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, and sustained winds of more than 45 miles per hour produced snowdrifts in excess of 50 feet.

yahoonews: “ Great blizzard of 1888 changes NYC The Great Blizzard of 1888 was one of the most severe recorded blizzards in the history of the United States. Snowfalls of inches fell in parts of.

Five Points of Manhattan during the 19th century. Now Chinatown, this area was previously a notorious slum.

Five Points, New York I just went on a promotional tour of this area which is now where all the court houses and government buildings are in Lower New York. Imagine living there!

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

Amazing History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004