Mound Valley, KS Opera House and Business District Fire, Feb 1907

After the Mound Valley Fire, photo from familyoldphotos.com Mound Valley, KS Main Street, photo from familyoldphotos.com

A BLAZE IN A KANSAS TOWN

The Loss is a Mound Valley Fire Estimated at $30,000

MOUND VALLEY, KAS., Feb 27. -- The second big fire in a month broke out here at 3:30 o'clock this morning, nearly devastating the business section. Hulen's new opera house, valued at $12,000, and much of the contents were total loss. Other buildings burned were Bird's restaurant, Nicholas's restaurant and Lon Wadsworth's barber shop. The total loss was about $30,000.

The Kansas City Star, Kansas City, MO 27 Feb 1907