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Historic Snowstorm Revisited in Burke

Burke Connection
By Janelle Germanos
April 3, 2014

It was only fitting on a snowy Sunday in late March, following a winter filled with snow days, that members of the Burke Historical Society celebrate the beginning of spring by learning about the eventful Knickerbocker Snowstorm of 1922.

Kevin Ambrose, a contributor to the Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang and author of several books about weather, gave the Burke Historical Society a look back at this snowstorm.

But before his account of this historic event, Ambrose talked about his experience as a writer for the Capital Weather Gang this winter (read more).

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