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Record 62/746
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1938
Description Folder: HURRICANES

Hurricanes of 1938 and 1955.

This folder contains photographs and negatives of the hurricane of 1938, and the flood that resulted from the one of 1955.

A hurricane of historic proportions hit Lexington in 1938. There was extensive damage, especially to trees, as shown in the photo near Buckman Tavern, and others near Cary Memorial Hall, Hancock Street, and Winthrop Road. There are also images of the Concord River flood, after the hurricane in 1955.

About 10 photos
About 10 negatives

This is a folder-level record in Series 17. Lexington History Resources.
Object ID Worthen.17.101
Object Name Folder, File
Search Terms Hurricane of 1938
Hurricane of 1954
Subjects Buildings
Town life
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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