April 2-4, 1891

Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York).

News account from Winsted, Connecticut: "Thursday night’s [night of April 2] storm was a veritable blizzard in this vicinity. The snow began at 8 pm Thursday, and continued falling until 6 am Friday, when it lay twenty inches deep on the level, while the roads along the hillsides and in the suburbs had drifts from four to ten feet deep."

Source: “Havoc By Storm,” The Hartford Courant, April 4, 1891.

Snowfall amounts included:

Connecticut: Newington: 7.0”; Storrs: 6.0”; and, Winsted: 20.0”

Maine: Calais: 10.0”; Kents Hill: 12.0”; and, Portland: 2.6”

Massachusetts: Dudley: 0.5”; Gilbertville: 9.0”; Leominster: 1.0”; and, Pittsfield: 12.0”

New Hampshire: Concord: 10.0”; Manchester: 6.5”; Nashua (2 NNW): 6.0”; North Conway: 12.0”; Plymouth: 6.1”; Stratford: 7.0”; Walpole: 20.0”; and, West Milan: 13.0”

New York: Albany: 11.0”; buffalo: 0.2”; and, Rochester: Trace

Vermont: Northfield: 9.0”

Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York)

A special thanks to MOCKBA1 for the above two photos