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Fire destroys half of the town of Hickman, county seat of Fulton County, Kentucky

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01/04/1860
A night-time fire broke out in the downtown area of Hickman, the county seat of Fulton County, Kentucky.  Up to half of the town was destroyed including all of the businesses on the town's main street.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
 Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 12.

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