Richmond, KY Fire, May 1891

Kentucky Town’s Loss

Fire at Richmond Destroys Property Valued at $80,000.

Richmond, Ky., May 23.-- Hotel Glyndon and the large building of Burnham & Chenault were destroyed by fire last night. The Glyndon building was occupied by the Western Union Telegraph office, Mackey’s Barber Shop, A.G. Woods’ Drug Store and the Collins Furniture Company The other building was occupied by F. Weaknesses & Co.’s Confectionery and Dining Hall, Covington & Mitchell’s Clothing House and by several offices. Loss $80,000; insurance $50,000.

Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, Centralia, WI 30 May 1891