Reedsburg, WI Central House Fire, Apr 1896

Hotel Fire


Reedsburg, Wis., April 13. -- The Central house in this city took fire about 1 o'clock yesterday and was burned to the ground. The building was insured in Chicago companies. It was the headquarters of commercial travelers. E. G. STOLTE was the manager and WILLIAM STOLTE, SR., the owner. The Central was a four-story building and was an old landmark. The office of the telephone exchange was located therein and the switchboards were badly damaged.

Eau Claire Leader Wisconsin 1896-04-14

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