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On June 26, 1960 the oldest house in Biddeford – the “Old Goldthwaite House” burned to the ground. It was a complete loss, and the city lost a large and important landmark – but luckily the history lives on. Here is the the full article on the fire, which includes an interesting brief history of the home.
(These images and many more of the home are accessible on https://mcarthur.pastperfectonline.com/. The Biddeford Historical Society has a wealth of knowledge of each of the Jordan, Hill, and Goldthwaite families and their contributions to the history of Biddeford.)
Below is the full article which appeared in the Biddeford-Saco Journal on Monday June 27, 1960, p.1-2.