1875A fire on Front Street destroyed the Davis House Hotel.Events & Anniversaries, Fires

On March 14, 1875, a fire was started at the three-story wooden building known as the Davis House, where many people were rescued unconscious and four died due to injuries sustained in the blaze.

Pringle, James R. History of the Town and City of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Massachusetts. Published by the City of Gloucester Archives Committee and the Ten Pound Island Book Co., 1997.
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