Hurricane Hugo, September 21-22, 1989

Hurricane Hugo, September 21-22, 1989 Charleston South Carolina


Stock #: 234909
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Charleston
State: South Carolina (SC)
County: Berkeley,Charleston
Publisher: Charleston Postcard Co. Inc
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)

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Hurricane Hugo originated September 11, 1989 as a tropical wave off the coast of Africa. Two days later it pounded Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands and headed straight for the South Carolina coast. During the night and early morning hours of September 21 and 22, the 300 year old city of Charleston, South Carolina was forever changed by the 135 MPH winds that came ashore