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Catalog Number L2007.0031.0002.0058-B
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description This black and white photograph depicts the Masonic Temple remains after the explosion on December 6, 1902.

In the foreground is Main Street with a utility pole on the far left. The smoking remains of the temple are in the middleground. In the foreground on the far right is part of a street sign stating
" Bib_____". Written below the picture in the album is " December 7, 1902, the day after the explosion and fire that destroyed the Masonic Temple."
Date December 7, 1902
Collection Childs Collection
Earliest Date 1902
Latest Date 1902
Place Main Street, Laconia
Related Publications "Laconia", Images of America Series, by Warren Huse, page 86.
Repository From the collections of Laconia Public Library
Search Terms Main Street
Masonic Temple
Laconia
Subjects People
Disasters
Fire
Fires
Streets
Debris
Destruction of property
Rubble
Buildings
Utility poles
1900s
Temples
Temples, Masonic
Business districts
Signs
Explosions
Exteriors
Architectural elements