Tahlequah, OK Fire, Apr 1895

THIRTY-SIX BUILDINGS

Tahlequah, I.T. April 15. -- A disastrous fire broke out here last night, and before the flames were extinguished thirty-six houses were consumed. They consisted of one livery stable, several business stores, two drug stores, a number of groceries, four buildings and the Presbyterian church. Losses: J.A. LAWRENCE Company, $17,000, Insurance $10,000; T.J. ADAIR $14,000, Insurance $7000; R.N. CRAFTON $6000, Insurance $3500; J.C. MORRIS, drugs, $10,000, Insurance $6000; J.P. CARTER, drugs, $3500, Insurance $1700.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX, 16 April 1895

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TOWN SWEPT BY FIRE

TAHLEQUAH, I.T., April 17. -- Sunday night fire destroyed 36 buildings of this town. They consisted of one livery stable, several merchandise stores, drug-stores, a number of groceries, four dwellings and the Presbyterian church. Total loss, $50,000; insurance about half.

Marion Daily Star, Marion, OH, 17 April 1895

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