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Heavy damage caused in storm that strikes Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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05/07/1860
A forceful gale blew up from the northwest in the late afternoon over Bucks County, Pennsylvania.  Significant damage was immediately caused to crops, farm houses and outbuildings near Hulmeville, Attleboro and Wentmore in the county.  Fruit trees especially suffered with entire apple orchards torn from the ground.  Considered the fiercest storm to ever afflict the community, it however caused no fatalities or serious injuries.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Terrible Tornado in Bucks County,"  Philadelphia (PA) Press, May 10, 1860, p. 1.

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