In Their Own Words
January 05, 1879
Snow in Darien
John Girardeau Legare of Darien, Georgia recorded a rare (for his area) weather event in his journal:
“…We had a light snow here today; a lot of 7-day wonders, as I am told that snow has not fallen here in 20 odd years….”
Source: Buddy Sullivan, ed. The Darien Journal of John Girardeau Legare, Ricegrower, The University of Georgia Press, Athens & London, 2010, p. 31.