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The horrific fire at Somerset, Pennsylvania...

Item # 650771

June 5, 1872

THE SOMERSET HERALD, Pennsylvania, June 5, 1872 

* Uncommon title
* Fire disaster

Much of the front page is taken up with reports concerning thos horrific fire which destroyed much of the town of Somerset in 1872, with column heads: "SOMERSET ! " The Great Fire of May 9, 1872" "A Detailed Description of the Disaster". Following this lengthy & very detailed report are: "Suffering Somerset!" "The Town In Ashes" "The Somerset Fire" "That  Should Be Done" "To The Public" and more.
More reports on the fire on page 2 as well. Four pages, large folio size, nice condition. The folder size noted is for the issue folded in half.

Category: Post-Civil War

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