Hampton Beach, NH Fire, May 1885

Fire at Hampton Beach.

PORTSMOUTH, N. H., May 7.----A fire at Hampton Beach last night and this morning burned the Seaside House, the Atlantic House and the Ocean House, the cottage of Rufus Brown, the cottage of George D. Dodge, the Sea View Cottage, billiard hall and stable, the Gouch Cottage and a saloon, all owned by John G. Cutter; the house of Charles G. Perkin and stable. Total loss, $50,000.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, 8 May 1885

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PORTSMOUTH, N. H., 7.---Fire at Hampton Beach last night burned the Sea View House, Atlantic House, and Ocean House, and is reported to have swept the beach, destroying many cottages. Loss $100,000, with partial insurance. Fire caught in an unoccupied portion of the Atlantic House.

The Deseret News, Deseret, UT 13 May 1885