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The west side of Exchange Street from Middle Street in Portland, showing the devastation of Portland’s Great Fire of July 4, 1866.
The fire was caused by a firecracker that landed in a pile of sawdust near the waterfront, triggering the fire claimed 1,500 buildings and left 12,000 homeless.
About This Item
- Title: Exchange Street, Portland, 1866
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: 1866
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Lantern slide
- Local Code: Coll. 456, Box 1/1
- Collection: George Gould glass lantern slides
- Object Type: Image
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