Aug. 17, 1809: An immense fire near Fayette Street destroys Timothy Chandler's clock factory, along with barns, outbuildings, a shop and a home.
Aug. 19, 1863: With the Union armies in need of more soldiers, Concord takes part in the draft. Of 924 names placed in a turning wheel, the city's quota of 277 is drawn. The city will pay each man $300.
August 20, 1945: With government…
August 17, 2010