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Fire at the Illinois State Prison

Alton, Illinois, 1858
Several workshops are burned at the Illinois State Prison in Alton, Illinois but no fatalities are reported. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859), 371.


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