Georgetown, KY College Chapel Fire, Apr 1930

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Georgetown, Ky., April 26 -- (AP) -- The Georgetown college chapel building was destroyed by fire today with a loss estimated at approximately $350,000. Members of the faculty and 350 students attending chapel exercises at the time the fire was discovered escaped after saving a few valuable books and paintings kept in the building.
The building, a two-story brick structure, housed several college departments, the chapel, and the college library. The building was valued at $150,000, the contents of the library at $150,000, and the equipment at $50,000. Except for the few articles carried out by the students, all were destroyed.

The Lima News Ohio 1930-04-27