Greeneville, TN Hail Storm, Mar 1890


Streets Flooded and Greenville in Darkness.

Special to the JOURNAL.

GREENVILLE [sic], March 21.---There was a very destructive rain and hail storm here this evening about six o'clock, doing considerable damage. Hail fell weighing from four to seven ounces. Glass was broken in J. R. Brown & Co.'s, store, J. B. Lyon's private dwelling and others. Church, Depot, and Irish streets are flooded. It is feared that much damage has been done in the northwest part of the county. The electric light plant is flooded and Greenville [sic] is in darkness.

The Knoxville Journal, Knoxville, TN 22 Mar 1890