The Elissa at sail

Galveston County

The Great Storm of 1900

The year 2000 marked the centennial anniversary of the greatest natural disaster to occur in the United States, the Great Storm of 1900, an awesome hurricane which devastated Galveston Island.

Early Index of 1900 Storm Victims
    Submitted by Betty Hendricks Dunquez

Photographs and information
     The 1900 Storm web site sponsored by The Galveston County Daily News

Master List of Storm Victims
     By Shelly Henley Kelly of  The Rosenberg Library

Information on Storm
     By Mic Barnette