Milford, NH Fires, Mar 1910

Schoolhouse and Farm Buildings Are Burned

Milford, N. H., March 25.---Two forest fires that raged here simultaneously today destroyed the Shedd schoolhouse and the buildings on the Totterman estate in West Milford and the buildings on the Charles Penault farm in South Milford. Students from Milford Academy aided in fighting the flames, which threatened the home of Charles Flanders, near the Totterman place. The total loss is placed at about $600, distributed as follows: Schoolhouse, $1000; Penault buildings, $1700; Totterman buildings, $2500.

The Boston Journal, Boston, MA 26 Mar 1910