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The Blizzard of 1888 raged region wide on this date. A general fall of 2 to 4 feet of snow was whipped by north to northeast gales into snow drifts of 10 to 15 feet, while temperatures headed down to the single digits during the height of the blizzard. Greatest snow depths were in the south, with 40 inches in Brattleboro, and 48 inches in Bennington, while the snow depth on the ground reached 78 inches in Woodstock, VT.