The Great Blizzard of 1888 started on March 11 and raged till  March 14, leaving in its wake several feet of snow from New Jersey to Massachusetts.

Here is the account of the storm from the March 14, 1888 edition of The Scranton Republican.

Further reading:

The Great Blizzard of 1888; America’s Greatest Snow Disaster – https://www.wunderground.com/blog/weatherhistorian/the-great-blizzard-of-1888-americas-greatest-snow-disaster

Frozen in Time: The Blizzard of 1888  – http://www.boweryboyshistory.com/2013/02/frozen-in-time-blizzard-of-1888-knocks.html

The Blizzard 1993 – http://timestribuneblogs.com/pages-from-the-past/19-years-ago-the-area-was-under-a-blanket-of-white/

Billy Sunday Blizzard of 1914 – timestribuneblogs.com/uncategorized/capturing-sunday/