Stephenville, TX Town Fire, Apr 1879
Tuesday, April 15.
-- Fires: The main business portion of Stephenville, Texas: loss $50,000.
Times, Troy, NY 16 Apr 1879
Fire In Stephenville.
GALVESTON, April 15. -- A special to the Galveston News from Stephenville, Erath county, says: The entire square east of the court house and a square in the main business portion of the town was consumed by fire to-day. The loss will reach nearly $50,000; insurance about $25,000.
Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA 16 Apr 1879
Stephenville Enterprise: Work is progressing on every side of the square .... There is not a vacant store or dwelling house in the place .... The work on the burnt district is going ahead.
Galveston Weekly News, Galveston, TX 26 May 1879