Uncle Bob's Travels

Places I've hung out in, sometimes briefly.

Rye Cove Tornado

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This plaque memorializes the 12 children and one teacher who died in the May 2, 1929, F2 tornado that hit Rye Cove school just after noon recess.  It is known as the deadliest tornado to ever hit Virginia.  There’s a sad account of the day after the tornado here.

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