One Of The Worst Disasters In U.S. History Happened Right Here In Rhode Island

The 1938 Hurricane of New England is the biggest Rhode Island disaster that has occurred as a result of the forces of Mother Nature over the years. Coastal summer homes were swept out to sea by the hundreds, Block Island was almost completely submerged, and the damage inland was quite devastating. Let’s take a look at some rare images from that time 80 years ago.

Did you know about this Rhode Island disaster? Do you know of anyone that lived through the 1938 New England Hurricane? Share your stories in the comments section below.

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