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In Years Past

July 1, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, a shift in the wind after the fire which started in the Frank Davis blacksmith shop in Frewsburg about half past 1 in the morning, saved the remainder of that part of the village from destruction. The fire started in the blacksmith shop on the south side of upper Main Street. In the rear of the blacksmith shop was a wagon shop and planing mill and the building and all the contents, including considerable machinery and valuable tools, were completely destroyed. In the absence of any fire fighting apparatus except a bucket brigade, there was no way to check the fire.

 
 
 

 

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