Petrolia, PA Fire, Aug 1878

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19 -- At Petrolia, Pa., a fire broke out in A. R. Ladd's building which destroyed it and the Boulger House, Griffin & Soalfield's Hotel and billiard rooms, the Centennial Hotel, Smith's restaurant, Pennsylvania Transportation Co. Building, H. L. Taylor & Co.'s offices and dwelling, R. Jennings' office, Oil Exchange building, Western Union Telegraph offices and L. N. Ireland machine shops. Loss, $50,000, insured.

The Summit County Beacon, Akron, OH 21 Aug 1878