Lisbon Falls After the Great Fire of 1901

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Lisbon Falls After the Great Fire of 1901

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Description

This photo is taken looking across the Androscoggin River from Durham at Lisbon Falls. On April 6, 1901, the entire business district of Lisbon falls burned to the ground. In total, the fire destroyed 31 buildings and left 50 families homeless. This image depicts the smoldering ashes that lower Main Street of Lisbon Falls has been reduced to following the horrific event.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lisbon Falls After the Great Fire of 1901
  • Creation Date: 1901
  • Subject Date: 1901
  • Town: Durham, Lisbon Falls
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 13 cm x 18 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Lisbon Historical Society
18 School Street, Lisbon Falls, ME 04252
(207) 353-8510

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