1908The Colonial Arms was destroyed by fire.Arts and Culture, Events & Anniversaries, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Fires

Gloucester Daily Times. “Another Summer Hotel Burned: Colonial Arms Structure Destroyed at a Loss of $230,000.” Jan 2. 1908, Vol. 40 No. 5814. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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The fire happened on the evening of January 1. Firefighting efforts were hampered by the lack of fire hydrants in the area and windy conditions. The building had been vacant for the past three weeks except for some workmen.

Gloucester Daily Times. “Another Summer Hotel Burned: Colonial Arms Structure Destroyed at a Loss of $230,000.” Jan 2. 1908, Vol. 40 No. 5814. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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