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History of Storms | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

The Fury of the Storms

~ by Amy Jenness ~ In mid-September of 1961 Hurricane Esther gathered itself into a category three, and the category four, hurricane as it moved north-northwest from the Cape Verde Islands. The storm peaked with sustained winds of 145 mph, made landfall in North Carolina and continued north. Early on […]