Tag: Lake Okeechobee

  • The Worst Hurricane You Never Heard Of

    The Worst Hurricane You Never Heard Of


    The South Florida Hurricane happened in September 1928. Calvin Coolidge was the occupant of the Oval Office. The weather bureau had been working at forecasting dangerous storms for more than fifty years, but their most useful tools were that of educated observation and data comparison to the statistics of past events. “Accurate” was hardly part…

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Past Article


It appears that there is no American postcard of Miss Mabel Hirst. In the UK, yes, but no Americans. Which is a shame because, as you can see, she was a great beauty. And mysterious, because there is no biography. Which makes her all the more interesting to try to collect.

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