Winsted, CT Tornado, Sept 1882

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A TERRIFIC WIND-STORM.

SEVERAL HOUSES BLOWN DOWN AT WINSTED, CONN.--TWENTY PERSONS INJURED--STORM UP THE HUDSON.

WINSTED, Conn., Sept. 14--A cyclone passed over this village tonight during a severe thunder-shower. It came from the west, starting on the lake, and on its way out of the town struck Wallin's Hill. Nine houses and five barns were wrecked, beginning with the old Boyd farmhouse, and all of these except one were blown flat down. About 20 persons were injured, but no one was killed. Miss Mary Connell is in a critical condition. She is supposed to be injured internally. most of those injured were but slightly hurt. They are: A sister of Mrs. Clifford Barnes, Mrs. Daniel Maxwell, Rose Connell, Mrs. S. G. Beach and her young child. Mrs. Anne Thompson, Mrs. Thomas Ash, and Mary, Bridget, and Katie Ash, Timothy and Julia Falvey, Mrs. Julia Dunn and five children, Mary Enwright, and Mrs. Edward Connell. The local physicians are caring for the injured.

The New York Times, New York, NY 15 Sept 1882