American Disasters - Great New Hampshire Disasters
Reviewed Resources for Students and Teachers
Great American Disasters State by State
Alabama - Alaska - Arizona - Arkansas - California - Colorado - Connecticut - Delaware - Florida - Georgia - Hawaii - Idaho - Illinois - Indiana - Iowa - Kansas - Kentucky - Louisiana - Maine - Maryland - Massachusetts - Michigan - Minnesota - Mississippi - Missouri - Montana - Nebraska - Nevada - New Hampshire - New Jersey - New Mexico - New York - North Carolina - North Dakota - Ohio - Oklahoma - Oregon - Pennsylvania - Rhode Island - South Carolina - South Dakota - Tennessee - Texas - Utah - Vermont - Virginia - Washington - West Virginia - Wisconsin - Wyoming
These pages do not begin to cover all the disasters that have taken place in every state. There is also controversy over what constitutes and defines a "great" disaster from any other kind. All disasters are "great" to those directly involved in them.
So these pages are a mix of "great" and "not so great" disasters. The major disasters are all covered in the larger sites I have linked to as resources and the rest are related items of interest.
For example, you might not find a particular major disaster on this list, but it may be included in a site such as gendisasters.com, which is one of the resources found here.
This is an excellent place to begin your research. The links found here lead to an ever widening amount of information. Good luck in your efforts.
Hanover, NH Moose Mountain Plane Crash, Oct 1968 __ "A Northeast Airlines plane with 39 passengers and 3 crew members crashed and burned on Moose Mountain Friday night and a report from the scene said as many as 10 survived." You will find original news articles and links to related material. - From Stu Beitler/gendisasters.com - http://www3.gendisasters.com/new-hampshire/2397/hanover,-nh-moose-mountain-plane-crash,-oct-1968
Go to New Hampshire Social Studies - New Hampshire History - Capital City Concord, New Hampshire - New Hampshire Tourism - New Hampshire Disasters - New Hampshire Geography - New Hampshire Lesson Plans - New Hampshire Colleges and Universities
Historic Disasters: New Hampshire Disasters __ You will find a list of New Hampshire disasters. Each list entry is a live link to additional information. - From olddisasters.blogspot.com - http://olddisasters.blogspot.com/2007/12/new-hampshire-disasters.html
Londonderry, NH Annis Grain & Lumber Mills Boiler Explosion, Jan 1906 __ "A boiler connected with the Annis grain and lumber mills plant at North Londonderry exploded today, wrecking the boiler and the engine house, and damaging both the grain mill and the wood working factory, besides causing injuries to Justin Sanborn, the engineer." You will find original news articles and links to related material. - From Helen Coughlin/gendisasters.com - http://www.gendisasters.com/data1/nh/explosions/londonderry-explosion1906.htm
Nashua New Hampshire - Disasters __ "During the Great Depression in the 1930s Nashua New Hampshire and the surrounding area was victim to three natural disasters. A fire kicked off the devastation on May 3, 1930. Next was a flood in 1936 followed by a hurricane in 1938." Good article and photos. - illustrated - From nhliving.com - http://www.nhliving.com/history/nashuadisasters.shtml
Natural disasters in New Hampshire __ An index of articles about natural disasters in New Hampshire found in wikipedia. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Natural_disasters_in_New_Hampshire