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Excelsior, Lake Minnetonka, MN Fire, Dec 1894

Minneapolis, Dec. 31. -- One side of Main street, in Excelsior, Lake Minatonka, is a mass of smoking ruins. The loss is $30,000 with insurance of one-half. The fire broke out this morning at 2 o'clock on the west side of Broadway in Favrow's grocery, and spread rapidly through the entire block.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 31 Dec 1894



article | by Dr. Radut