Middle Street, Portland, after Great Fire, 1866

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Middle Street, Portland, after Great Fire, 1866

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Burned buildings near Monument Square in Portland after the Great Fire of July 4, 1866.

The view is looking up Middle Street and toward Monument Square, which is obscured by the building at right. Men are using wagons to clear rubble from the ruins of upper Middle Street.

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  • Title: Middle Street, Portland, after Great Fire, 1866
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: 1866
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Lantern slide
  • Local Code: Coll. 456, Box 1/2
  • Collection: George Gould glass lantern slides
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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