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| caption = From the Cleveland <em>Plain Dealer</em>, Friday Evening, June 23, 1882: A Tidal Wave Sweeps the Lake Front, Doing Considerable Damage--Docks Four Feet Under Water--Hundreds of Fish Washed Ashore.
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<p>Large waves arriving from a calm Lake Erie have hit the north coast of Ohio at least twice, in 1882 and 1942. Seven people were drowned in the 1942 wave, reported to be up to 15 feet high from Bay Village to Geneva. The 1882 wave was more than 8 feet high. It came ashore at 6:20 A.M.
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Large waves arriving from a calm Lake Erie have hit the north coast of Ohio at least twice, in 1882 and 1942. Seven people were drowned in the 1942 wave, reported to be up to 15 feet high from Bay Village to Geneva. The 1882 wave was more than 8 feet high. It came ashore at 6:20 A.M.
 
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Revision as of 23:03, 28 April 2013

File:Tidal Wave Sweeps the Lake Front.jpg
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Friday Evening, June 23, 1882: A Tidal Wave Sweeps the Lake Front, Doing Considerable Damage--Docks Four Feet Under Water--Hundreds of Fish Washed Ashore.


Large waves arriving from a calm Lake Erie have hit the north coast of Ohio at least twice, in 1882 and 1942. Seven people were drowned in the 1942 wave, reported to be up to 15 feet high from Bay Village to Geneva. The 1882 wave was more than 8 feet high. It came ashore at 6:20 A.M.