Ruins from Portland fire, July 1866

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The lithograph shows the devastation caused by a firecracker that ignited hay during the Fourth of July celebrations in Portland in 1866.

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  • Title: Ruins from Portland fire, July 1866
  • Creator: J. E. Baker
  • Creation Date: 1866
  • Subject Date: 1866
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Lithograph
  • Local Code: 4193*
  • Object Type: Image

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

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