Lawrenceville, IL Fire, Dec 1893
ILLINOIS TOWN BURNED
Vincennes, Ind., Dec. 28.---Lawrenceville, Ill., ten miles west of here, was practically wiped out by fire this morning.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 29 Dec 1893
THE FIRE RECORD.
Serious Losses at Lawrenceville, Ill.
VINCENNES, Ind., Dec. 28.---Lawrenceville, Ill., about ten miles west of here was practically wiped out by fire this morning. Among the burned buildings were Lave & Boyd's clothing store, T. C. Watts' grocery. T. Roberts' general store, and Buchanan's general store. A number of other buildings were burned. The loss will run up well into the thousands.
The Daily Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL 29 Dec 1893