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Buckhannon: Then & Now – Big snow in Upshur County

Buckhannon: Then & Now. Join us in showcasing Upshur County throughout history and today.

Much like today, Buckhannon has experienced major snow accumulations throughout history. Pictured here, Buckhannon received a record breaking accumulation of 40 inches over a seven day period in 1950! Yes, a total of 40 inches!

With extreme snowfall and low temperatures, please use caution when out-and-about today.

Snow trucks in the big snow of 1950 / Photo courtesy of the Upshur County Historical Society

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