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A category to waymark famous fires throughout history. From the White House to The Cocoanut Grove Disco.
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Famous FiresThe Depot Restaurant Fire - Vandalia, IL

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Burns down TWICE....Hummmm!!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/16/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresRhoads Opera House Fire - Boyertown, PA

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January 13, 1908, the Rhoads Opera House caught fire and killed 171 people who were trapped inside, a fire which inspired revision of the fire safety laws in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Janila

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresViborg Domkirke - Viborg Cathedral, Denmark

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Viborg Domkirke har været ramt af brand flere gange. Viborg Cathedral has been hit by fires several times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kallehaugerne

location: Denmark

date approved: 10/23/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresHamburger Brand von 1842 - Hamburg, Deutschland

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In der Deichstraße 42 brach 1842 der Große Brand aus, der große Teile der Altstadt zerstörte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 10/6/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresROOSEVELT'S HOME DAMAGED BY FIRE - Hyde Park, Ny

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This famous fire happened at Springwood, the birthplace of President's Franklin D. Roosevelt.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LadyKarine

location: New York

date approved: 9/10/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresGreat Fire of 1912 - College Park, MD

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The Great Fire of 1912 burned nearly all of the original campus of UMD. Only a handful of buildings remained. The above coordinates are for a plaque noting the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/2/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire of 1906 - Summerside, Prince Edward Island

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The map and mural depict the devastation that occurred in Summerside on October 10, 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 8/29/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresCone and Kimball Building - Red Bluff, CA

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A historic site in downtown Red Bluff, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresStaten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal - New York, NY

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The historic Staten Island Ferry building burned to the ground in 1991. The current building is from after the fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 8/15/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresHouston Hotel Fire - Klamath Falls, OR

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A memorial to the Houston Hotel Fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Oregon

date approved: 8/13/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresCokesbury College - Abingdon, MD

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Site of the worlds first methodist college, which burned to the ground in 1795.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2018

last visited: 5/31/2014

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Famous FiresBally's - Las Vegas, NV

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On November 21, 1980, the hotel, then operating as the MGM Grand, was the site of one of the worst high-rise fires in United States history, in which 85 people died.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 8/1/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Holyoke Building - Seattle, WA

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A plaque located at the corner of the historic Holyoke Building notes its involvement in the 'Great Seattle Fire of 1889.'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Washington

date approved: 7/19/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresBay View Brewery/Guildesheim's 2nd Hand Hide & Junk Store - Coos Bay, OR

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A historical marker lying inconspicuously on the ground tells of a fateful fire at this site many years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/9/2018

last visited: never

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Famous FiresFire Damages Store - Gilbert, AZ

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One of many historical markers in downtown Gilbert.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/19/2018

last visited: 6/19/2018

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Famous FiresMount Lofty region - SA - Australia

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Mount Lofty (elevation 727 metres AHD) is the highest point of Adelaide. It is located about 15 km east of the Adelaide city centre in South Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 6/7/2018

last visited: 12/31/2014

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Famous FiresUppsala Castle - Uppsala - Sweden

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Uppsala Castle (Swedish: Uppsala slott) is a 16th-century royal castle in the historic city of Uppsala, Sweden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Uppsala, Sweden

date approved: 6/1/2018

last visited: 5/31/2018

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Famous FiresVisbrug - Leiden (NL)

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Text on restored buildings, to remember the famous fire of 1766.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/21/2018

last visited: 10/9/2018

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Famous FiresMelas Mansion Building - Athens - Greece

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Mela Building, Greece, Aiolou 93, Athina 105 51

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Greece

date approved: 4/9/2018

last visited: 4/9/2018

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Famous FiresADELAIDE SUPREME COURT HOTEL - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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Fire in Supreme Court Hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 3/13/2018

last visited: 3/13/2018

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Famous FiresFire of the first Government House - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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A plague told about the fire which destroyed the first Government House of Adelaide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 2/11/2018

last visited: 3/14/2018

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Famous FiresFire at Government House - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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Government House, located in Adelaide on the corner of North Terrace and King William Road, is the official residence of the Governor of South Australia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 2/10/2018

last visited: 6/7/2017

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Famous FiresFIRE AT GENERAL POST OFFICE - Adelaide General Post Office - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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Adelaide's General Post Office is a colonial-era building in the Adelaide city centre. It is located at 141 King William Street on the north-west corner of King William Street and Victoria Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 2/9/2018

last visited: 4/22/2018

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Famous FiresFire in Adelaide Arcade - Adelaide - SA - Australia

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Adelaide Arcade is a heritage shopping arcade in the centre of Adelaide, South Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 2/5/2018

last visited: 1/12/2018

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Famous FiresBattle of Harve de Grace - Havre de Grace, MD

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During the War of 1812, at the Battle of Havre de Grace, the British burned the town to the ground. Every structure and building (except for one) was built after May 3, 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/1/2018

last visited: 1/1/2018

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