Did you know that a freak hail storm hit Washington, D. C. April 29, 1938? See cool pics

A freak hail storm hit the Nation’s Capitol. Washington, D.C. on April 29, 1938. The rain storm, brought down pellets of hail as large as moth balls. The hail pellets pierced cloth auto tops as if they were made of paper-mache.

Freak hail storm hit capital Washington D.C Rep. Boland. (Library of Congress)Rep. Patrick Boland of Pa., House whip, inspected the  hail storm  (Harris & Ewing, photographer April 29, 1938)

Freak hail storm hit capital Washington D.C. (Library of Congress)Pat Boland of Pennsylvania, House Whip, is pictured as he dodged the hail stones on Capitol Hill. (Harris & Ewing, photographer April 29, 1938)

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She cohost the Podcast: Alabama Grist Mill and developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and www.daysgoneby.me

All her books can be purchased at Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.

She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .

For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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