Prison Fire, Thomaston 1923

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Prison Fire, Thomaston 1923

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On September 15, 1923 the Thomaston State Prison was on fire. This image shows the Warden's house completely ablaze in the background. Deputy Warden Colgan discovered the fire. Warden Eaton was in Portland at the time on business.

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  • Title: Prison Fire, Thomaston 1923
  • Creation Date: 1923-09-15
  • Subject Date: 1923-09-15
  • Location: Thomaston, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 11.5 cm x 16.5 cm
  • Local Code: PhotographsBoxFires
  • Object Type: Image

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Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295

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