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Ice Storm of February 2-23, 1922|
Recalling 1922 'freak storm of the century'
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"Wisconsin Disasters and Catastrophes" by Carole Marsh
The city of Oshkosh was without electricity for one week due to the storm.
On a Wisconsin map, locate the area of central part of the state that was hit the hardest by the storm.
Was your community affected by the 1922 storm. If so, find local history accounts that report on the storm.
How would you be affected today if an ice storm knocked out the electricity in your community for one week?
1732: George Washington is born in 1732.
1819: Florida become part of the United States as part of a treaty with Spain.
1879: The first Woolworth's store opens.
U.S. historical events that occurred on February 22: