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On January 13, 1882, Albion residents witnessed one of the most catastrophic fires in the history of the village when the northwestern section of the business district went up in flames. The loss, estimated at $151,000, included over $60,000 of uninsured personal and real property.
County of Orleans
Village of Albion, Orleans County, Businesses, Accidents, Fire Companies, Fires
Public History | United States History
Ballard, Matthew R., "The Great Fire of 1882" (2017). Pioneer Record. 15.