On April 12, 1893, a tornado hit the town of Ypsilanti, causing great damage.
In the news
- Daily Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO 14 Apr 1893, as seen on Gendisasters
- Sam Sturgis photo collection, Bentley Historical Library. Photos Y 141 to Y 149 show damage.
- Florence S. Babbitt collection, Ypsilanti Archives
- Ypsilanti: A History in Pictures By James Thomas Mann, p 105 et seq
- Beakes, p 751-753, quotes extensively from the Ann Arbor Argus of April 14, 1893.
- They're still talking about that cyclone, Ypsilanti Gleanings, 1980