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In Portland, Maine, a fire completely destroys the Union Church

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03/15/1862
A fire in the evening completely destroyed the Union Church on High Street in Portland, Maine.  No injuries were reported but the damage was estimated to run to $30,000.  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"Fire in Portland, Me.," New York Times, March 17, 1862.

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