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On August 7, 1933, at the height of the Great Depression, a fire tore through the heart of Cornwall between Second and Third streets.
The fire started along a fence behind Fursey’s Garage at the centre of the west side of the block, likely by some schoolboys, and quickly spread. 74 more words
The April 26, 1896 edition of the Cornwall “Freeholder” reported:
On Tuesday morning…the big ploughs were driven into the macadam in the centre of Pitt street at 9th, and in a short time a bed was made for the ties (for the Cornwall Street Railway). 537 more words