White Point Garden

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Sepia photograph of a lone man standing in heavy snow on the High Battery promenade along East Battery. Snow can be seen on the ground with high drifts covering the bottom of the steps and street.

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.