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Ninety years ago next month, Nashuans mourned the sad ending to a once-majestic downtown opera house

By Dean Shalhoup - Senior Staff Writer | Mar 6, 2021
From The Telegraph files This photo, most likely taken from an upper-floor apartment window in the Whiting Block, shows the destruction the former Franklin Opera House suffered in one of two general alarm fires that heavily damaged two city landmarks on successive days some 90 years ago next month. The lower floor served as a railway stop called Nashua City Station. (From The Telegraph files)
Dean Shalhoup

Longtime reporter, columnist and photographer, is back doing what he does best ñ chronicling the people and history of Nashua. Reaching 40 years with The Telegraph in September, Deanís insights have a large, appreciative following.


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