Tewksbury Historical Society
Residents Feared an Earthquake
TEWKSBURY MA -- For several horrifying seconds a wave of fear gripped residents here and in neighboring communities whose immediate reaction ran from a sneak bombing attack to an earthquake.
A Florence Ave resident said "The blast shook the house though it was going to fall apart". A Tyngsboro resident, on Woodlawn Street exclaimed, "The blast shook the house and rattle the hell our of the windows. I though it was a bomb and braced myself for the next blast".
Headline and Excerpts from various newspapers Courtesy of Ed Kearns CW134, Compilation by SW91