Findlay, OH Tornado, May 1893
CLEVELAND, May 24. Dispatches indicate that the entire northwestern portion of the state was swept by the storm. At Findlay the brick building of the Bell Pottery company was partially wrecked, the roof being carried away and the wall crushed in. Two hundred employees had a narrow escape. The Model Glass factory and the Salem Wire Nail works were unroofed. The houses of W. H. Howard and Herbert Broome were wrecked, the wife and children of Broome being rescued with difficulty. Hundreds of oil barracks were blown down. The loss will reach $60,000.
Middletown Daily Times, Middletown, NY 24 May 1893