The unforgettable frost

1%20FFcovericon2_150.gifOn July 24, 1918 a severe frost prevailed in this area which wilted and flattened all the grain. A second growth gave the settlers the only straw for harvest Gardens were severely damaged and the potato crop was almost nil. Poplar and willow leaves were blackened by the frost. This untimely freeze extended southward into the state of Montana, U.S.A.