India Street fire damage, Portland, 1866

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Looking east from Congress Street in Portland shows the damage of the Great Fire of 1866 on India Street. Much of the city was burned in the blaze that was started by a firecracker during July 4 festivities.

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  • Title: India Street fire damage, Portland, 1866
  • Creator: John P. Soule
  • Creation Date: 1866-07-12
  • Subject Date: 1866-07-04
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Stereograph
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 17 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2033, no. 495
  • Collection: Great Portland Fire of 1866 stereoscopic photographs
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
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