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The GH Church, an oyster steamer, lies in the middle of Main Street, Warren following the hurricane.

Hurricane of ’38 struck 75 years ago today

Hurricane of ’38 struck 75 years ago today

The great Hurricane of ’38 hit Rhode Island 75 years ago, on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 1938; this Saturday marks the anniversary. In the days after the storm the then-publisher of the Warren and Barrington Gazette, the Warren Publishing Company, published a short “Hurricane Album” with photos of the destruction taken across the East Bay. Following

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