At Blacknall’s drug store at Main and Corcoran, the fire smoked the next day.
At Blacknall’s drug store at Main and Corcoran, the fire smoked the next day. DAVID M. RUBENSTEIN RARE BOOK & MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY, DUKE UNIVERSITY
At Blacknall’s drug store at Main and Corcoran, the fire smoked the next day. DAVID M. RUBENSTEIN RARE BOOK & MANUSCRIPT LIBRARY, DUKE UNIVERSITY

Midnight fire claimed Durham business district a century ago

March 21, 2014 11:52 AM

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.