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Farmington Opera House Burns 1928 Farmington News, Page1, 1928-02-17.pdf
A Farmington News article covering the February 10, 1928 fire that effectively burned the Farmington Opera House to the ground. The library and town offices, along with most books, artifacts, and town records, perished in the fire. Farmington News…

Account Central Street Fire 1875 Farmington News, Page4, 1898-05-20.pdf
A 1898 account of the Central Street Fire in 1875 from the Farmington News, Page 4, May 20th 1898. The fire was swift and burned down many notable buildings including the Elm House hotel, the Thurston factory, Nat Roberts house, the J. F. Clesley…

1892 Account 1875 Fire Farmington News, Page3, 1892-02-12.pdf
An 1892 account of the great 1875 fire on Central Street in Farmington, as presented in the Farmington News, Page3, February 12, 1892. The fire was swift and burned down many notable building including the Elm House hotel, the Thurston factory, Nat…

Train Wreck Kills Farmington News, Page2, 1928-07-27.pdf
Farmington News article Boston & Maine detailing the wreck of the train carrying the Bernardi Carnival. The train wreck killed six and injured more. Farmington News page 2, July 27, 1928.

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B and M Train Bernardi Carnival Wreck Farmington NH 1 negative - glass, black & white 2.png
Negative : glass, black & white of Boston & Maine train carrying Bernardi Carnival that wrecked in Farmington NH on July 22, 1922. 6 people were killed and many more injured.

This is a digital file and does not exist in the physical museum…

Star Diner Demolished in Car Crash Farmington News, Page1, 1969-05-29.pdf
A Farmington News article, page 1, from the May 29th 1969 issue covering the car crash which demolished the Star Diner on South Main Street. Kiki and Nick Morris were the owners of the diner and the driver that caused the crash was Michael J.…

Page 2 of Farmington News,published in Farmington, New Hampshire on Friday, February 22nd, 1918.jpeg
A 1918 Farmington News article exclusives discussing a vast fire at the Cloutman Shoe Company, putting 228 people out of work. It was billed as the biggest industrial fire Farmington had experienced. A second article in the same edition announces…

TwoRecallFightingBigFirePart1.jpg
Several clippings of separate articles and photos, from October of 1997, reporting on the October 1947 Farmington forest fire, with personal accounts and details about the fire from those who remember it. Some articles are full paper sheets, others…
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