1890 - LOSS $375,000. Destructive Fire at New Rochelle, N.Y.
NEW ROCHELLE, N. Y., Nov. 8, A fire this morning destroyed George Ferguson's grocery store, a large, building and other adjoining property in Ferguson's building were stored much furniture and personal property, consisting of silverware, bric-a-brac, etc., belonging to Delancy Kane Adrian Iselin, the New York banker and other wealthy summer residents which was entirely destroyed. Much of this property, which is valued momentarily at $250,000, cannot be replaced. The loss in the other property burned is estimated at $125,000 making the total loss $375,000.
November 6, 1890
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