PHOTOS: 115 years ago this month, fire destroyed Meriden Town Hall

PHOTOS: 115 years ago this month, fire destroyed Meriden Town Hall



In Feb. 1904, a fire tore through the then-Meriden Town Hall. According to a Meriden Morning Record article from the day after the fire, “the fire spread with wonderful rapidity and practically destroyed the costly structure within a few seconds,” despite “the determined efforts of the combined fire fighting forces of the city.”

Scroll through the gallery to see photos during and after the blaze.

 


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