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By Jim Stanton
Guest Writer 

Remembering the year without a summer

 

May 14, 2020



With these morning being a little cooler than what most of us expect for this time of the year it reminds me of what I heard my great-grandmother (1858-1964) talk about many years ago. She had mentioned on more than one occasion about hearing her grandmother talk about a year with no summer. Being a fifth or sixth grader at this time I really wasn't interested in it, but it was just one of those things that I always remembered for some reason.

As I got older I begin to think about the year without a summer and come to learn that such a event actually did happen in 1816. Which would have be...



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