Archive for November 27, 2008

November 27, 1905

November 27, 2008

The blizzard at Duluth, known as the Mataafa storm, carries 60-mile-per-hour winds that destroy eighteen ships and disable the North Shore. The storm leads to the construction of Split Rock Lighthouse in 1910.

Thanks to Carver Scott Educational Cooperative-students in the Stepping Stones and Ascent Programs for the research on November’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.