Hathaway Stable fire ruins, October 23, 1899

Title:

Hathaway Stable fire ruins, October 23, 1899

Creator:

D'Onofrio, Jayne M.

Publisher:

[Wakefield, Mass.] : Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department,

Date:

1991

Description:

Photo courtesy of the Wakefield Historical Society.

"The Hathaway Stable fire on October 21, 1899, destroyed 13 buildings, including the horse stables, the wooden central fire station, two blacksmith shops and several houses. Thirty-nine horses perished in the fire. The stables were located on Mechanic Street (now Princess Street). The area now houses the fire and police stations, an office complex, and several businesses and homes." -- Text from calendar by Jayne M. D'Onofrio.

Subject:

Fires -- Massachusetts -- Wakefield -- History -- 20th century.

Wakefield (Mass.) -- History -- Pictorial works.

Collection :

Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department calendars

Tags :

Citation :

D'Onofrio, Jayne M., "Hathaway Stable fire ruins, October 23, 1899," in NOBLE Digital Heritage, Item #12089, http://heritage.noblenet.org/items/show/12089 (accessed October 20, 2014).