Delaware has seen tough winters in the past

December 15, 2020

Delaware is hardly known for its severe winters, but arctic conditions occasionally grip the state as evidenced by this postcard scene from the early 1900s. This is the ferry boat Fearless, out of Gloucester City, New Jersey, making slow progress in an iced-over Delaware River in February of 1901. The vessel was one of many that made crossings between Gloucester City and Philadelphia.

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