Meeting Street

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Photograph of an empty Meeting Street covered in heavy snow. The Edward Barnwell House at 47 Meeting Street can be seen to the left complete with the double-tiered piazza before it was altered in the mid-20th century. The First Scots Presbyterian Church is also visible in the background. Paine noted on reverse, "Snow Storm, Meeting St. - 189[9] Not a track or wheel rut or Hoof Print up to Columbia (?)" This image appears to be the same as MK 7251a taken by Leila Waring.

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.