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1965 Black & White Fire Dept Retirement Photograph Front.jpg
A black & white photograph of the retirement of 1st Engineer and Fire Chief Marshall Gibbs Sr, taken on April 4th 1965. The photo includes four men standing behind a table with a Farmington Fire Department protective helmet atop it . On the back the…

Farmington News, Page1, 1971-12-16.pdf
"Fire Destroys Twin Mills" article from the Farmington News, published in Farmington, New Hampshire on Thursday, December 16th, 1971. The article reads: "An explosion followed by firedestroyed the four-story brick"Twin Mills" on Central…

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…

Farmington Escapes Being Wiped Out By Greatest Fire In Local History Farmington News, Page2, 1947-10-31.pdf
Farmington News articles from October-December of 1947 discussing and detailing the Great Fire of 1947. Some of the later articles detail the human toll and monetary costs of the fire. Full news page size.

These items are digital files and do…

1908 Farmington News Forest Fire Article Part1.png
November 14, 1947 Farmington News article about a major, July 10, 1908 forest fire.

This item is a digital file and it does no exist in the physical museum collection.


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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