PatronPATRON – Newspaper abstracts from Bibb Blade Jan 14, 1885 – Destructive storm – Immense loss of property January 15, 2020 March 4, 2023by Donna R Causey To view this content, you must be a member of Alabama Pioneers Patrons's Patreon Unlock with PatreonAlready a qualifying Patreon member? Refresh to access this content. Tags: 1880'sAlabama historyBIBB COUNTYweather
In the 1950s, my mother and grandmother took me to a family reunion near Gainesville, Ga. We passed my grandmother’s childhood home and she remarked that it was the only home that escaped damage during a large storm in 1885. This weather sounds as if was as widespread as the 1974 and 2011 tornado outbreaks.