A Massive Blizzard Blanketed South Carolina In Snow In 1973 And It Will Never Be Forgotten

South Carolina is no stranger to epic weather events that wreak havoc on our lives. We’re accustomed to hurricanes, floodwaters and a nasty twister now and then. But there’s another major blow Mother Nature occasionally sends to the Palmetto State: a blizzard. One of the greatest snowstorms ever to hit the Southeastern United States occurred 44 years ago next week.

Do you have memories of the Great Snowstorm of 1973 or another from South Carolina’s past? We’d love to hear them in our comments.

For a look back about a more recent tragic weather event in the Palmetto State, These 18 Photos Of South Carolina’s Thousand Year Flood Are Mind-Blowing.