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A woman walks through Washington Square Park after a snowstorm on the morning of Feb. 17, 2015 in New York City. The city received approximately 3-6 inches of snow overnight.

Grace Hartigan, New York City Rhapsody, 1960, oil on canvas, 67¾ x 91¼ inches. ©ESTATE OF GRACE HARTIGAN/MILDRED LANE KEMPER ART MUSEUM, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS. UNIVERSITY PURCHASE, BIXBY FUND

Blizzard Shuts Down East Coast With Wind, Possible Historic Snowfall

A massive nor'easter blanketed the eastern part of the U.S. Saturday in what could be a historic storm for Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York. Meteorologists forecast 20 - 25 inches of snow to fall in the region of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. New York City was forecast to have 15 - 20 inches of snow fall as officials declared a winter weather emergency.

Feb 12th, 2006 - A powerful winter storm blankets the Northeastern United States dumping 1 to 2 feet of snow from Washington DC up to Boston, Massachusetts. The storm dumped a record 26.9 inches of snow in New York City.

Unknown to many people, Washington Square Park in New York City used to be a potter's field, in other words, a mass grave for the poor, criminal, and cholera victims in the early 1800s when Greenwich Village was a suburb of the city. When the city started to expand, cemeteries within the city were closed or turfed over to form parks, and transform poor areas into wealthy areas, much as they do with neighborhoods in Manhattan today. However, because Washington Square Park has thousands of…

#7 of 10 Most Popular News Galleries of 2016: Winter Storm... #7 of 10 Most Popular News Galleries of 2016: Winter Storm Jonas (Originally posted on January 24 2016) Check back daily for the countdown of our most popular galleries of the year! Millions of people in the eastern United States dug out Sunday from a historic blizzard that brought New York and Washington to a standstill but travel woes look set to persist into another week. The storm dubbed Snowzilla killed at least 18…

A Lenox Porcelain Commemmorative Bowl Diameter 8 1/2 inches.The Congressional Bowl, depicting views of Federal Hall, New York City, 1789; Congressional Hall, Philadelphia, 1790; The Capitol Building, Washington, 1829 and The Capitol Building, Washington, at present.