Lecture: South Berwick Fire of 1870
One hundred fifty years ago, South Berwick's town center lay in ruins following a cataclysmic fire on the night of July 25-26. Citizens then pulled together and raised the iconic brick business block that defines the village today. Local historian Wendy Pirsig presents this dramatic community story in treasured photos, maps and eyewitness accounts from the OBHS archives.
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