Meeting Street

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Sepia photograph of the Nathaniel Russell House (51 Meeting) and First (Scots) Presbyterian Church (53 Meeting) taken after the Blizzard of 1899. Wells set her camera up in the middle of the street to capture the scene.

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.