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Reedsburg, WI Lightning Strike, Jul 1880

The barn of Gottfried Klog, in Reedsburg, was destroyed by lightning stroke, Saturday evening, together with a horse. Loss, $700; no insurance.

The Stevens Point Journal, Stevens Point, WI 31 July 1880



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