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Asylum Hill Tours
Forgotten Asylum Hill
Gospels in Stone: The Churches on the Hill
WTF, or What the Frank
1995-10-14 Twichell and Twain Walk
1985-10-06 Asylum Hill Congregational Church
1981-01-04 Asylum Hill Congregational Church
1973-12-15 Asylum Hill Congregational Church
1973-03-21 Bernard Drew
Cathedral Fire of 1956
On Monday, December 31, 1956, a fire broke out in the basement of the Cathedral of Saint Joseph and quickly made its way up the back of the structure. The fire was discovered after the 7:00 AM Mass, and firefighters were quickly on the scene. At 10:45 AM, the fire broke through the roof of the sacristy at the rear of the building and then flashed across the whole of the roof. At that point, the Cathedral was lost, and firefighters shifted their focus to preventing the spread of the fire to other buildings.