Morris Goldwater Residence Fire


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A fire at the residence of Prescott Mayor Morris Goldwater (b. 1852 - d. 1939), 240 South Cortez Street, Prescott, Arizona. This house was 250 South Cortez Street prior to 1926. Today (2020) this is the site of the Hampton Funeral Home.

On March 24, 1927, the home of ex-Mayor Morris Goldwater at 240 South Cortez was badly damaged by a fire.  The roof and upper floors of the three-story building suffered the most damage.  The blaze was believed to have been caused by faulty wiring, according to the March 25, 1927 Prescott Journal Miner newspaper.

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