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Sargent Beach, Pt2 – The Aftermath of “Carla”

When you read my post about Sargent Beach, you will see my reference to our original beach house on the Gulf of Mexico which was demolished by Hurricane Carla in 1961. I just discovered something incredible about the time line of Carla. Did you know that Carla made landfall on September 11, 1961? I almost got goosebumps when I saw that in one of the articles that I read!

September, 1961

Hurricane Carla on Radar September, 1961

I would like to tell you a little bit about our family experiences the first couple of times that we went back to the beach house (or, what used to be the beach house) to survey the situation and see not only how our property was affected, but what adventures we made out of those trips. Continue reading