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1889 - ORPHAN ASYLUM BURNED.

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Augusta, Ga., August 11. - The Augusta orphan asylum, a magnificent five story building, was almost entirely destroyed by fire today. The fire department fought nobly, but was handicapped by a lack of water. The asylum cost over $100,000, and was insured for $60,000. The children were gotten out safely. Two firemen were injured by falling timber.


San Antonio Daily Express
San Antonio, Texas
August 12, 1889

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