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Why that church does not have a steeple

May 4, 2008 2:08 pm by

Hurricane Hazel, the only recorded Category 4 hurricane to make landfall as far north as North Carolina, was the worst hurricane of the 1954 Atlantic hurricane season and one of the worst hurricanes of the 20th century. The storm hit Richmond on October 15, 1954, with 79 mile-an-hour winds that bent the steeple of the Trinity Methodist Church on East Broad Street.



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