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Fire George Fulk’s – Thursday, October 27, 1859.
“FIRE! – “We regret to learn that the Barn, Stabling, etc. belonging to Mr. George Fulk, near the Swan Pond in Berkeley County, was destroyed on Monday (October 27-ED) morning last by fire, the work of a negro boy. Mr. F.’s loss is supposed to be ,000 as wheat, hay etc. were consumed. No insurance (was) upon the property.”
SOURCE: “Virginia Free Press” Thursday, October 30, 1859

Brown, Howell S. "Map of Jefferson County, Virginia From Actual Surveys With Farm Limits, 1852." Magazine of the Jefferson County Historical Society Vol. XLV. (1979): pp. 1-7. Print.

Brown, S. Howell. (1852). "Map of Jefferson County, Virginia from actual survey with the farm limits." United States. The Library of Congress: American Memory. "Maps Collection." 27 Oct. 2009 Web. 10 Sept. 2010.

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