Everett Poole Oral History

Everett Poole | The ’38 Hurricane

In this clip from a 2009 interview, fish dealer and Chilmark Town Moderator Everett Poole (1930-2022) remembers the destructive 1938 hurricane that changed the landscape of Menemsha. He talks also about the dedication of Dutcher’s Dock, named for Rodney Dutcher, a journalist and social influencer of his time, who petitioned the Washington political engine to allocate funds to rebuild Menemsha after the storm.

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Title The Hurricane of 1938
Date 2009
Type Oral History
Thematic Collection Oral History
Interviewer Linsey Lee
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