Bennettsville, SC Hail Storm, Apr 1892


Columbis, S.C., April 16. -- The town of Bennettsville was visited at 4 o'clock Thursday afternoon by the most terrific hailstorm that has ever been known in this state. The cloud came from the northwest. The hailstones were 2 inches in diameter and fell to the depth of 6 inches. Birds, chickens, and hogs were killed and many glasses were broken, men and horses were knocked down, vegetables and cotton were completely cut down and incalculable injury is reported from the country.

The Van Wert Times Ohio 1892-04-22