Monadnock Moments - Era 6

Monadnock Moments No. 90: The Silsby Fire

In April of 1887, Troy, New Hampshire suffered one of the worst fires in the town’s history.  At 3:00 o’clock on the morning of April 13, Edgar Dwight, the night watchman at the Troy Blanket Mills, noticed flames in the bark room of the Silsby Tannery.  The fire...