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

Snow is pretty rare in Mississippi. And blizzards? Well, they’re practically non-existent, but they do hit the Magnolia State from time to time. One of the worst was the Great Blizzard of 1899. Dubbed “the Snow King,” the winter storm hit the U.S. between February 12th and 14th, bringing with it freezing temperatures and plenty of snow and ice. To this day, it remains one of the worst blizzards to ever hit the U.S. Take a look:

Check out the video below to see more photos from the blizzard.

This isn’t the only time the state was hit with a blizzard. Click here to read about another.