Weston, CT Meeting House Struck by Lightning, Sept 1827
Lightning.----The meeting house in Weston was struck with Lightning on the afternoon of the 15th inst. The fluid left the conductor about midway from the top to the ground, and did considerable damage to the interior of the house. The manner in which the conductor was constructed; probably owing to its not extending sufficiently deep in the earth and not communicating with water or some other conducting substance. -Worcester Spy.
Connecticut Courant, Hartford, CT 25 Sept 1827