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Fire of 1883

In May of 1883, a fierce blaze consumed nearly half the business center of Vienna.  A Western Reserve Chronicle article dated May 16, 1883 describes the disastrous fire at the Vienna Center that destroyed nine buildings estimated with a total worth of $14,500.  The fire originated in a building owned by M. A. Quilty.


This entry is adapted from James Bradley, "Vienna Time Line" in Vienna, Ohio, "Where We Live and Let Live": Town 4, Range 2 of the Connecticut Western Reserve (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1999), p. 7.