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1883 newspaper article on cyclone
1883 Newspaper Article on Cyclone

This 1883 newspaper describes the storm that devastated Rochester -- and helped establish the partnership between the Doctors Mayo and the Sisters of St. Francis.

This artifact appears with the following story:
1883 Born in a Storm
In just minutes a tornado leaves Rochester in ruins.

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