Milford, CT Ingleside School Fire, Dec 1902

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NEW MILFORD, Conn., Dec. 21.---Fire to-day in Ingleside School, a large and fashionable seminary for girls, conducted by Mrs. William D. Black, caused damage estimated at $40,000.

The servants were the only persons in the building when the fire broke out, the students and instructors of the seminary being away on their Christmas vacations. Mrs. Black, who conducts the school, was in New York. Over 100 students are registered at the school, and the damage to the articles in their rooms cannot be estimated.

The loss on the building is covered by insurance.

The New York Times, New York, NY 22 Dec 1902