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1893 Sea Islands hurricane

Index 1893 Sea Islands hurricane

On August 27, 1893, a major hurricane which came to be known as the Sea Islands Hurricane struck the United States near Savannah, Georgia. [1]

42 relations: A Son of the Carolinas, African Americans, American Red Cross, Annapolis, Maryland, Atlantic Canada, Beaufort, South Carolina, Cape Verde, Charleston, South Carolina, Clara Barton, Coney Island, Dunbar Davis, Dunkirk, New York, East Coast of the United States, Georgia (U.S. state), Gravesend, Brooklyn, Historical fiction, Hudson River, Hurricane Matthew, Lesser Antilles, List of Florida hurricanes, List of New England hurricanes, List of North Carolina hurricanes, List of tropical cyclones, Lists of Atlantic hurricanes, Long Island, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York City, Rockaway, Queens, Saffir–Simpson scale, Savannah, Georgia, Sea Islands, South Carolina, Storm surge, The Bahamas, The Battery (Manhattan), Trenton, New Jersey, Tropical cyclone, United States Life-Saving Service, 1893 Atlantic hurricane season, 1893 Cheniere Caminada hurricane, 1893 New York hurricane.

A Son of the Carolinas

A Son of the Carolinas: A Story of the Hurricane upon the Sea Islands is an 1898 book by Elisabeth Carpenter Satterthwait about the effects on the local people of the 1893 Sea Islands hurricane which devastated the South Carolina coastal lowlands in late August of that year.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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American Red Cross

The American Red Cross (ARC), also known as the American National Red Cross, is a humanitarian organization that provides emergency assistance, disaster relief, and disaster preparedness education in the United States.

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Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Maryland, as well as the county seat of Anne Arundel County.

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Atlantic Canada

Atlantic Canada is the region of Canada comprising the four provinces located on the Atlantic coast, excluding Quebec: the three Maritime provinces – New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia – and the easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Beaufort, South Carolina

Beaufort (a different pronunciation from that used by the city with the same name in North Carolina) is a city in and the county seat of Beaufort County, South Carolina, United States.

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Cape Verde

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde (Cabo Verde), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Clara Barton

Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton (December 25, 1821 – April 12, 1912) was a pioneering nurse who founded the American Red Cross.

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Coney Island

Coney Island is a peninsular residential neighborhood, beach, and leisure/entertainment destination of Long Island on the Coney Island Channel, which is part of the Lower Bay in the southwestern part of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City.

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Dunbar Davis

Dunbar John Davis (June 30, 1843 – March 30, 1923) was a Keeper in the United States Life-Saving Service.

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Dunkirk, New York

Dunkirk is a city in Chautauqua County, New York, in the United States.

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East Coast of the United States

The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Gravesend, Brooklyn

Gravesend is a neighborhood in the south-central section of the New York City borough of Brooklyn, in the U.S. state of New York.

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Historical fiction

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.

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Hudson River

The Hudson River is a river that flows from north to south primarily through eastern New York in the United States.

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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew was the first Category 5 Atlantic hurricane since Hurricane Felix in 2007, and also caused catastrophic damage and a humanitarian crisis in Haiti, as well as widespread devastation in the southeastern United States.

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Lesser Antilles

The Lesser Antilles are a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea.

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List of Florida hurricanes

The List of Florida hurricanes encompasses approximately 500 tropical or subtropical cyclones that affected the state of Florida.

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List of New England hurricanes

A New England hurricane is a tropical cyclone originating in the Atlantic Ocean that affects the states of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, or Maine in the United States.

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List of North Carolina hurricanes

The list of North Carolina hurricanes includes 413 known tropical or subtropical cyclones that have affected the U.S. state of North Carolina.

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List of tropical cyclones

This is a list of tropical cyclones, subdivided by basin.

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Lists of Atlantic hurricanes

;Atlantic hurricanes.

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Long Island

Long Island is a densely populated island off the East Coast of the United States, beginning at New York Harbor just 0.35 miles (0.56 km) from Manhattan Island and extending eastward into the Atlantic Ocean.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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New Brunswick, New Jersey

New Brunswick is a city in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, in the New York City metropolitan area.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Rockaway, Queens

The Rockaway Peninsula, commonly referred to as The Rockaways or Rockaway, is the name of a peninsula within the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, New York.

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Saffir–Simpson scale

The Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale (SSHWS), formerly the Saffir–Simpson hurricane scale (SSHS), classifies hurricanesWestern Hemisphere tropical cyclones that exceed the intensities of tropical depressions and tropical stormsinto five categories distinguished by the intensities of their sustained winds.

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Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County.

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Sea Islands

The Sea Islands are a chain of tidal and barrier islands on the Atlantic Ocean coast of the Southeastern United States.

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South Carolina

South Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.

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Storm surge

A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.

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The Bahamas

The Bahamas, known officially as the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an archipelagic state within the Lucayan Archipelago.

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The Battery (Manhattan)

The Battery (also commonly known as Battery Park) is a public park located at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in New York City facing New York Harbor.

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Trenton, New Jersey

Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County.

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Tropical cyclone

A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.

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United States Life-Saving Service

The United States Life-Saving Service was a United States government agency that grew out of private and local humanitarian efforts to save the lives of shipwrecked mariners and passengers.

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1893 Atlantic hurricane season

The 1893 Atlantic hurricane season ran through the summer and the first half of fall in 1893.

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1893 Cheniere Caminada hurricane

The Chenière Caminada hurricane, also known as the Great October Storm, was a powerful hurricane that devastated the island of Chenière Caminada, Louisiana in early October 1893.

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1893 New York hurricane

The 1893 New York hurricane, also known as the Midnight Storm, was a powerful and destructive tropical cyclone that struck the New York City area in August 1893.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1893_Sea_Islands_hurricane

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