The New England landscape has long been battered by some of the most intense weather in US history. Discover the legendary storms that have devastated New England, including: the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 that killed 564 people; the Worcester Tornado of 1953; the Snow Hurricane of 1804 that demolished orchards and killed dozens of sailors off the coast; and the Blizzard of 1978 that brought Boston to a standstill for weeks.
Bay State native Paul Della Valle lives on five acres of an old farm in Sterling, Massachusetts with his wife. Della Valle won dozens of writing and reporting awards in a thirty-year career as a journalist. He was an investigative reporter and featured columnist for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette between 1983 and 1993, where he won the New England Associated Press’s Best Feature Story award.