120 Years Ago, Florida Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History

It’s highly unlikely that you’ll hear the words “Florida” and “blizzard” mentioned in the same sentence, except of course, when people are talking about how Florida very rarely gets blizzards, ever. But what many Floridians might not know is that there was a blizzard back in the 1800s known as The Great Blizzard of 1899. And while most of the country received some serious winter weather, Florida wasn’t immune. Check out one of the worst blizzards ever to hit Florida.

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