68 Years Ago, Tennessee Was Hit With The Worst Blizzard In Its History
While it’s been a few years since Tennessee has been hit with hard and heavy snow, many folks in the Volunteer state can probably remember the last good snow. But there are few native Tennesseans that still remember the greatest winter storm in the state’s history: The Great Blizzard of 1951. With over 8 inches of snow and thick, heavy ice, the storm completely shut down Middle Tennessee for nearly a week. These pictures give you an idea of just how devastating this storm was.
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Meghan Kraft loves to travel the world, but she makes her home right here in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a degree in English, and has worked in the digital marketing realm with companies such as Apartments.com, USA Today and HarperCollins Publishing.
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