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Winter Trends in Pennsylvania Continue from 1800s

The bitter cold days experienced in Morrisons Cove over Christmas generated conversations recalling similar blustery days of three decades ago. But weather of two centuries ago also comes to mind.

While this attempt at weather conversation falls short of the weather talk generated by the late George Acker, the central Cove predicator of cold, warm, snow and hurricanes for the upcoming year, some interesting weather talk can be found in a look at Pennsylvania published in book from 1832.

The author of the “Gazetteer of the State of Pennsylvania” writes that in January 1821 on the 27, 28 and 29,...


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