Plumage of Pomp: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935

The past Saturday, I was visiting the Florida Keys and took a bike tour of parts of Islamorada, a village which spans several islands. The meeting place for the tour was a memorial to the victims of the 1935 Labor Day hurricane¬†located near mile marker 82 of U.S. Route 1. Our guide was very knowledgeable … Continue reading Plumage of Pomp: The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935

The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935

As a Florida native, growing up, ¬†we would track the path of the various hurricanes and tropical storms that were predicted to hit, cross or barely touch the state. In the late 20th and current 21st centuries we have satellite which warn us and show us serious weather patterns as they move across the globe. … Continue reading The Labor Day Hurricane of 1935