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Wauregan, CT Barn Fire, Aug 1887

PUTNAM, Conn., Aug. 2.----At Wauregan yesterday a large barn filled with farming implements, &c., was struck by lightning and entirely destroyed. The loss is $6,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 3 Aug 1887



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