Fire destroys shoe factory and the post office in Natick, Massachusetts

A morning fire in Natick, Massachusetts completely destroyed a shoe factory and surrounding buildings.  The town's post office was burned out in one the buildings lost.  Early estimates of damage ranged up to $50,000 but no deaths or injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation
"Fire in Natick, Mass.," New York Times, November 7, 1860.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Crime/Disasters
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