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    The historic grandstand at Skowhegan Fairgrounds, which was destroyed in an arson fire March 30, 1999. The grandstand dated back to the 1800s.

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    Ruins of Constitution Hall at Skowhegan Fairgrounds are in the foreground with the destroyed grandstand in the background after a fire March 1999 destroyed three buildings and did $2 million worth of damage at the fairgrounds.

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    A Skowhegan firefighter walks through the former exhibition hall, Constitution Hall, at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds, which was destroyed by fire March 30, 1999.

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    Bystanders near the main gate on Park Street look at Skowhegan Fair grandstand area after a fire on March 30, 1999.

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    Vinyl siding on a Skowhegan home adjacent to the fairgrounds melted from the heat of the fire that destroyed the grandstand, exhibition hall, another building and caused $2 million in damage. Charles Miles of Skowhegan, 19 at the time, confessed two days later.

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    The grandstand area ticket booths show the damage after a March 30, 1999, fire at the Skowhegan Fairgrounds.

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