Townville, PA Fire, Apr 1895

Titusville, Pa., April 15.--The Odd Fellows’ block at Townville was destroyed by fire yesterday. The principal losers were C. C. Hopkins, boots and shoes; F. B. Hoyt, clothing and furniture; Geo. E. Marsh, drugs and hardware; J. F. Barlow, Gen. Vore and the printing office of the Townville Breeze and Guy Mills; Echo. The second floor was occupied by various lodges, all of which lose their paraphernalia and books of record. The estimated loss will reach $50,000; one-fourth of which is covered by insurance.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 15 Apr 1895

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