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21augAll DayRochester, MN F5 Tornado – August 21, 1883

Event Details

Catastrophic damage to North Rochester as seen from Cole’s Mill.

 At least three significant tornadoes occurred on August 21, 1883. By far the most damaging of the trio and the topic of this summary was a horrific F5 that tore through the Minnesota town of Rochester. Yet from the aftermath of this devastating tragedy, something wonderful would be created – the Mayo Clinic.

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