Grand Fires of 1904: St. Patrick’s Church Lowell

 Interior of St. Patrick’s Church after the fire of 1904.

From the “Forgotten New England” series on Grand Fires of 1904 (thanks to FB post from Corey Sciuto – LHS Board member):

On Monday, January 11, 1904, Sister Josephine, a teacher at Notre Dame Academy in Lowell, Massachusetts, awoke, rose from bed, and looked out her window at the pre-dawn stillness; it was just minutes after five o’clock in the morning.  Only she saw smoke – and lots of it – billowing from St. Patrick’s Church…

Read the full account here:  http://forgottennewengland.com/2011/12/10/the-grand-fires-of-1904-st-patricks-catholic-church-lowell-massachusetts/#comments

 

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