Fire destroys mills near Philadelphia

A morning fire destroyed the LaGrange Mills in Bustleton, on the north-east boundary of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Around twenty buildings were lost at a value of around $30,000 but no deaths or serious injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation
"Conflagrations," New York Times, August 17, 1860. 
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Crime/Disasters
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