The Blizzard of 1888 - With up to 50 inches of snow dumped across the northeast United States this monster blizzard was aptly dubbed ‘The Great White Hurricane’. Major metropolitan areas like New York faced severe winds of up to 45miles an hour, drifts of more than 50 feet and floods caused when the snow melted.

The Blizzard of 1888 - With up to 50 inches of snow dumped across the northeast United States this monster blizzard was aptly dubbed ‘The Great White Hurricane’. Major metropolitan areas like New York faced severe winds of up to 45miles an hour, drifts of more than 50 feet and floods caused when the snow melted.

Nordic Sax, a type of single blade knife, with beautiful carving details. (Viking Blog elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

Nordic Sax, a type of single blade knife, with beautiful carving details. (Viking Blog elDrakkar.blogspot.com)

Home | Scottish Origenes: scottish ancestry, scottish genealogy, scottish clan map

Home | Scottish Origenes: scottish ancestry, scottish genealogy, scottish clan map

Carved Viking stone with runes at Borg Museum, Lofoten, Norway Photo credit: © Zbynek Burival/iStockphoto

Carved Viking stone with runes at Borg Museum, Lofoten, Norway Photo credit: © Zbynek Burival/iStockphoto

In1891 Gwrych Castle became the official residence of Winifred Cochrane the Countess of Dundonald; she brought up her children there and sincerely loved it. After the Countess died in 1924, the castle fell into ruins, Abergaele,Denbighshire, Wales.

In1891 Gwrych Castle became the official residence of Winifred Cochrane the Countess of Dundonald; she brought up her children there and sincerely loved it. After the Countess died in 1924, the castle fell into ruins, Abergaele,Denbighshire, Wales.

Sweden, Island of Gotland, Visby. Detail from Viking carved rune stones in the Historical Museum of Gotland

Sweden, Island of Gotland, Visby. Detail from Viking carved rune stones in the Historical Museum of Gotland

This Japanese-American grandmother waiting to be moved to an internment camp during World War II.

20 Powerful Black-And-White Photographs Of Regular Americans From History

This Japanese-American grandmother waiting to be moved to an internment camp during World War II.

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