Brickhead Village, GA Lightning Strikes School, July 1892

LIGHTNING'S WORK.

A SOUTHERN SCHOOLHOUSE STRUCK AND FIVE DEATHS WILL RESULT.

Augusta, Ga., July 21. -- The colored school in Brickhead Village was struck by lightning.
The school was filled with pupils, fifty in number, and two teachers. The whole number sat paralyzed and unable to save themsleves from danger. People rushed to the burning school house and began to drag out the pupils, the great majority of whom had been rendered unconscious by the stroke.
One of the teachers, MISS BUTLER, will die.
SYDNEY STANFIELD and GEORGE TURNER were killed outright.
Two other pupils cannot live.

Waterloo Daily Courier Iowa 1892-07-21