Hathaway Stable fire ruins, October 23, 1899

Title:
  • Hathaway Stable fire ruins, October 23, 1899
Description:
  • "The Hathaway Stable fire on October 21, 1899, destroyed 13 buildings, including the horse stables, the wooden central fire station, two blacksmith shops and several houses. Thirty-nine horses perished in the fire. The stables were located on Mechanic Street (now Princess Street). The area now houses the fire and police stations, an office complex, and several businesses and homes." -- Text from calendar by Jayne M. D'Onofrio.
  • Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1991
  • Photo courtesy of the Wakefield Historical Society.
Date:
  • 10-23-1899
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  • [Wakefield, Mass.] : Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department

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“Hathaway Stable fire ruins, October 23, 1899,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed May 22, 2019, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/6975.

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