1868 EASTER TIME CAPE STORM
HISTORY OF CAPE HENLOPEN EASTER TIME STORMS: 1868
A northeast gale and snow storm which began Friday, March 20, ceased of Saturday the 21st. Sunday, March 22 was a beautiful clear day.
Long Island Sound reported steamer delays, a schooner sunk off Branford Point, and another blown high and dry to the beach on the sound.
A sloop was capsized off Cape May Friday, March 20, and four Crew members were drowned.
At Cape Henlopen, the bark Daniel Nichols is ashore and the Five Fathom Lightship recently towed to her station outside the Delaware Bay, is adrift.
All ocean-bound steamer was a day late in departure at the New York port.
Railroads were clear, trains run their schedule with regularity both north and south.
Abstract: New York Daily Herald, Monday, March 23, 1868