October Today is the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire and the Peshtigo Fire in Wisconsin in Have you documented a fire that your ancestor survived - either the loss of a home or business or a whole town being consumed by fire?
Articles on the Galveston Hurricane. Our main topic is the Galveston Hurricane, so this would be a nice site to help introduce the unit. This also provides first hand experiences from those who survived the hurricane.
Once upon a time.History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004
Fulgurite - Sand hit by lightning. This picture is not Fulgurite by the way.This is a stick with wet sand on it.Fulgurite is usually found in the ground where lightning has struck and is usually very small glass tubules.