Northampton, MA Fire, May 1870
Stores in Northampton, Mass., Burned--Loss $50,000.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., May 20--The Edwards Church and the Hunt Building, at Northampton, were totally destroyed by fire last night. The loss is about $50,000, of which $20,000 falls upon the Church; $8,500 upon BENJAMI NORTH'S heirs, owners of the HUNT BUILDING; $15,000 upon R. J. FAIR, whose dry-goods and fancy store was in the building, and $5,000 upon EVERETT & HANMAN, jobbers, in the upper-story of the same.
The New York Times, New York, NY 21 May 1870