White Point Garden

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Sepia photograph of heavy snow on High Battery. Wells set her camera up on what is now Murray Boulevard and captured the scene from below the steps at the point. A park bench can be seen to the left.

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