1766, A Year of Risks For Martinique #3/3 The Tidal Wave And The Earthquake of September

tanlistwa, gravure, vue de Fort-Royal, XVIIIe siècle

Fire of part of the city in May, hurricane in August, tidal wave and earthquake in September. I report to you what the archives tell us about these events of 1766, a black year for the city of Foyal and its inhabitants, but also for the whole island. Today, in this last episode, I tell you about the tidal wave of 18 September and the earthquake of 19 September.