Item 35624 - View of Portland after the great fire, 1866

Item 35624 - View of Portland after the great fire, 1866
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Item 35624
View of Portland after the great fire, 1866
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This photograph of Portland was taken two days after the great fire of July 4th, 1866.

Black & Case took the photograph and and G. Bowker put it in perspective.

The federal government provided tents to house the people whose homes were destroyed by the worst urban fire at the time.

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