131 Years Ago, Massachusetts Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In History

People in Massachusetts are used to harsh winters. Snow, sleet, and endless shoveling is nothing new to us. However, there was one terrifying blizzard that struck the Bay State that no one was prepared for. The Blizzard of 1888 was one of the worst storms to ever hit the United States, and it devastated Massachusetts.

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Though the Blizzard of 1888 is long past, its effects can still be felt today. Of course, this isn’t the only natural disaster this state has faced. Here’s the story behind the Blizzard of 1978.