King Street (Blizzard of 1899)

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Black and white photograph of the corner of King and Hasell Streets after a snowfall. Achurch captured this view from his shop located at 251 King. In view is the facade of Bentschner and Visanska, clothiers located at 252 King Street and the Mutual Carpet Co. next door. Several pedestrians, dressed in hats and heavy coats, are visible walking along the street.

The "Great Blizzard of 1899" or the "Great Arctic Outbreak of 1899" brought a mixture of snow and sleet to Charleston on February 11 - 12, with reported temperatures of 7?F and four inches of snow.