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In Philadelphia, an costly fire destroys a woolen mill

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10/30/1861
Fire destroyed Craig's Woolen Mills at Twelfth Street and Washington Avenue in Philadelphia and damaged several surrounding buildings.  The overall cost of the damage was more than a hundred thousand dollars.  No serious injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
J.Thomas Scharf and Thompson Wescott, History of Philadelphia 1609-1884, in three volumes (Philadelphia, PA: L.H. Everts & Co., 1884), II: 786. 

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