Wallingford, CT Button Factory Fire, Dec 1853
Large Fire in Wallingford.
NEW-HAVEN, Tuesday, Dec. 27. The Button Factory of the Pomeroy Manufacturing Company at Wallingford, about 12 miles from this city, took fire early this morning, and was destroyed, together with its contents. The loss was over $5,000, most of which is covered by insurance.
The New York Times, New York, NY 28 Dec 1853