Hartford, CT Charter Oak Stables Fire, Oct 1922


Fire Sweeps Thru Charter Oak Stables at Hartford, Conn.

HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 22.---Four race horses, Almaden Onward, Harry D. O., and Abe Direct, noted pacers, and Daybreak, well known trotter, were burned to death in their stalls early this morning when fire swept thru the famous Charter Oak stables at Charter Oak park, near here. Wesley R., a trotter, was so badly burned that he was shot late this afternoon. The horses which were privately owned, were valued at approximately $30,000, Almaden Onward alone being valued at $10,000.

The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 23 Oct 1922