Seneca Falls, NY Seneca House Hotel Fire, Jun 1910


Seneca House and Adjoining Building in Seneca Falls Destroyed.

SENECA FALLS, N. Y., June 26.---Three persons lost their lives and another had a narrow escape from serious injury in a fire that destroyed the new Seneca House here to-day. A building adjoining the hotel was also burned, and the loss in estimated at $40,000.

The dead are Mr. and Mrs. Thomas White of Rochester and an unidentified man who did not register when he arrived last night. About twenty persons were in the house, but the others escaped.

White had been working here for two weeks, and expected to return to Rochester to-morrow. His wife arrived last night to spend Sunday with him. the unidentified man had a room in the basement.

The New York Times, New York, NY 27 Jun 1910