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The central square of Dover, New Hampshire is heavily damaged in a morning fire

Fire and Earthquake Disasters, iconic image
01/06/1862
A morning fire in the central square of Dover, New Hampshire caused the complete destruction of the "Union Block" along with many businesses.  Local reports called it the most serious fire in the town in many years.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Fire in Dover, N.H.," New York Times, January 8, 1862.

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