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    GALLERY: Great Augusta Fire - Staff photo by Joe Phelan | of | Share this photo

    These buildings with more ornate curved window frames seen at the corner of Bridge and Water streets on Thursday in Augusta were built after the Great Augusta Fire of 1865.

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    Steve Pecukonis, Augusta Downtown Alliance executive director, talks during an interview on Thursday about the 150th anniversary event commemorating the Great Augusta Fire of 1865.

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    These square window frames seen on a Water Street building north of Bridge Street on Thursday in Augusta survived the Great Augusta Fire of 1865.

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    Roger Audette, Augusta fire chief, talks during an interview on Thursday about the 150th anniversary event commemorating the Great Augusta Fire of 1865.

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    These window frames seen on a Water Street building north of Bridge Street on Thursday in Augusta survived the Great Augusta Fire of 1865.

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    Water Street in Augusta was devastated by fire on September 17, 1865, and this photo taken the following day shows the ruins.

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