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A deadly tornado kills four people in Montgomery County, Indiana

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03/20/1866
Another killer tornado struck the MidWest, this time in Montgomery County in western Indiana. Four people were killed instantly in a house near Parkersburg in the county and dwellings and farm buildings were destroyed all along the storm's path.  Local newspaper reports opined that this was the worst tornado to ever strike the area.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Destructive Tornado in Indiana - Loss of Life," Chicago Tribune, March 28, 1866, p. 5. 

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