Countless trees are down all over the village—some uprooted, and some snapped off at various heights.
The wind seems to have hit the corner of South Country road and Beaver Dam road with particular force and flattened a whole row of trees on the property of Mrs. James H. Post.
The trees on the property of Herbert Burnett were severely damaged.
Frank Huston reports that the change of wind from the east to west drove a wall of water against their house (at the foot of Hawkins lane) and flooded it to a depth of 22 inches.
The fire department was called to the foot of Bay road during the early part of the storm and took several people from their houses by rowboat. The Grover Bishop family, Mrs. A. C. Bishop, Miss McGovern and other were rescued in this fashion. The William Anderson house on Bay road is said to be badly damaged by water.
This is a picture of the Soper house (a.k.a. William Brewster Rose house) following the hurricane. According to Sally Soper Neenan, who was age one at the time of the storm, a corner of her bedroom was destroyed.
Picture: Post-Morrow Foundation
In comparison to the number of trees down, very few houses or buildings were hit.
Mrs. Alfred Brown was alone at Smith Point beach, it is reported, when her husband and Harold Bohn came to the mainland for supplies. They were unable to return and did not get to her until yesterday morning. The main part of the pavilion was washed away but she took refuge in the western portion.
George A. Soper, Jr. lost almost all his trees—the two evergreens immediately in front of his home and several of the large maples along the footpath.
The chimney was knocked from Jesse E. Johnson's house.
Beaver Dam road was closed over the creek as the roadbed, with the exception of the concrete paving in the middle, was washed away.