1934The Elks Lodge on Pleasant Street was destroyed by fire and then rebuilt on Dale Avenue.Arts and Culture, Events & Anniversaries, Location and Setting, Buildings & Architecture, Fires

Gloucester Daily Times. “Fire Destroys Elks Home — Adjacent Property Menaced.” March 24, 1934, Vol. 69 No. 14580 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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The fire occurred on March 23, 1934, at the former home of Benjamin A Smith, 46 Pleasant Street. While the building burned to the ground, the front portico was rescued and installed on the front of the Rockaway Hotel.

Gloucester Daily Times. “Fire Destroys Elks Home -- Adjacent Property Menaced.” March 24, 1934, Vol. 69 No. 14580 edition. https://sawyer.advantage-preservation.com/.
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