The Lisbon Falls Area Before the Great Fire of 1901

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The Lisbon Falls Area Before the Great Fire of 1901

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Description

This photo was taken from the Durham side of the Androscoggin River looking towards Lisbon Falls. Pictured are the Worumbo Mill, the Boarding House, and the Maine Central Railroad Depot. Much of this area was destroyed in the fire of April 6, 1901. 31 buildings were reduced to ashes and 50 families were left homeless following the event.

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About This Item

  • Title: The Lisbon Falls Area Before the Great Fire of 1901
  • Creation Date: circa 1901
  • Subject Date: circa 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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