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In Medford, Massachusetts, fire destroys the Second Congregational Church

Fire and Earthquake Disasters, iconic image
09/09/1860
In the early morning hours fire completely destroyed the Second Congregational Church in Medford, Massachusetts.  Two adjoining building were also lost.  Damage was estimated to total around $12,000 but no injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Fires," New York Times, September 11, 1860, p. 1. 

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