In years before Hamilton became a city, fire was a constant danger and resulted in the loss of many early buildings. This lead to bylaws being pass around 1846 that encouraged stone or brick construction.
November 28, 2015
Fire and Wood Don’t Mix – Early Hamilton Wooden Churches
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