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Famous FiresBrand im Kurfürstlichen Schloß 1777 - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Verheerende Brandkatastrophe 1777 im Kurfürstlichen Schloß von Bonn. EN: Devastating fire in 1777 in the Electoral Palace of Bonn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/5/2021

last visited: never

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Famous FiresFire of Franciscanos - Ourense, Galicia, España

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Buildings of franciscanos burned

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 11/12/2020

last visited: 11/13/2020

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Famous FiresMonasterio de Santa Clara - Allariz, Ourense, Galicia, España

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Burn in XVIII century

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: 11/4/2020

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire of 1917 - Herndon, Virginia

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The marker is located on the side of the new Firehouse, the fire had occurred two blocks north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresConvento e Iglesia de San Francisco - Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Fire in 1995

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 9/27/2020

last visited: 9/27/2020

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Famous FiresGrote Kerk tweemaal verwoest door brand - Hoorn, the Netherlands

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The Grote Kerk in Hoorn was destroyed by fires in 1838 and 1878

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/23/2020

last visited: 12/28/2020

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Famous FiresBasilica San Paolo - Roma, Italy

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Burned in 1823

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 9/23/2020

last visited: 9/23/2020

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Famous FiresHellman's house - Turku, Finland

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Great fire of Turku in 1827 caught fire in the house at this location. Turun Palo vuonna 1827 syttyi tällä paikalla olleesta talosta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 8/27/2020

last visited: 9/11/2020

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Famous FiresSalisbury - Midlothian, VA

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A historic home that is no longer after it caught fire in 1923. All that remains today is this state marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/6/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresDon Jose Maria Bravo Adobe - San Juan Bautista, CA

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The site of the Don Jose Maria Bravo Adobe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/1/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresIncendie du palais du Parlement de Bretagne (Rennes, Bretagne, France)

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[FR] Incendie du palais du Parlement de Bretagne situé à Rennes. [EN] Burning of the Palace of the Parliament of Brittany located in Rennes

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/13/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresTehidy Mansion, Tehidy, Cornwall, UK

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Access to Tehidy house is restricted. The Mansion, or a large country house, had a interesting past along with being gutted by fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/10/2020

last visited: 6/11/2020

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Famous FiresBranden i Sct. Michaelis Kirke - Fredericia, Danmark

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Branden d. 4. juni 1955 er nok det mest dramatiske kapitel i kirkens historie. ...The fire on June 4, 1955 is probably the most dramatic chapter in church history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 6/10/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresPalace Hotel fire - Childers, Qld, Australia

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Fifteen young backpackers lost their lives when their hostel on the state's central coast was set alight.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 4/25/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresMasonic Lodge Fire - Truckee, CA

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A historic fire in downtown Truckee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/5/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresBrand der Rotunde 1937 / Rotunde fire in 1937 - Wien, Austria

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Bronzetafel zur Erinnerung an den Brand der Rotunde / Bronze plaque in memory of the Rotunde fire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresHôtel de ville - Reims - France

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Durant la première guerre mondiale, l'hôtel de de ville de Reims fut dévastée par un incendie. During the First World War, Reims City Hall was devastated by a fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 12/16/2019

last visited: 5/1/2017

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Famous FiresCrestmead (Prairie View) - near Pilot Grove, MO

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Built in 1859 by John Taylor, called "Prairie View"; home purchased by the Betteridge family in 1903 and legally changed the name to "Crestmead". By 2012, the home was completely restored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/3/2019

last visited: never

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Famous FiresBrand im Bundesarchiv - Festung Ehrenbreitstein - Koblenz, RP, Germany

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On 26 January 1988, a devastating fire broke out in the Federal Archives at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, destroying substantial parts of the archive holdings with particularly flammable celluloid films.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 9/27/2019

last visited: 9/24/2019

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Famous FiresIncendie du tunnel du Mont-Blanc - Chamonix, France

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[FR] L’incendie du tunnel du Mont-Blanc s'étant produit du 24 au 26 mars 1999 dans le tunnel du Mont-Blanc entre la France et l'Italie. [EN] On the morning of 24 March 1999, 39 people died when a Belgian transport truck caught fire in the tunnel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 9/13/2019

last visited: never

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Famous FiresSite of Home of George Read - New Castle, DE

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The site of the home of Declaration of Independence signer George Reed.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/7/2019

last visited: 9/7/2019

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Famous FiresAll Saints Church- Branston, Lincolnshire, UK

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Any local building with history which has been destroyed by fire, would shock the community. As happened in 1962 when the church caught fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MoreOutdoor

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/10/2019

last visited: 8/10/2019

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Famous FiresÉglise Saint-Louis de Strasbourg - France

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L'église est vendue en 1790, au cours de la révolution française. À la suite d'un incendie en 1805, elle devient un magasin à tabac. The church was sold in 1790, during the French Revolution. Following a fire in 1805, it became a tobacco store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: never

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Famous FiresWaldbrandkatastrophe in Einhausen - Einhausen - Hessen - Germany

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Waldbrandkatastrophe am 01.07.1976 in Einhausen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 5/30/2019

last visited: 5/30/2019

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Famous FiresAubette - Strasbourg - France

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Le 24 août 1870, l'Aubette et son musée sont détruits par un violent incendie qui ne laisse subsister que la façade. On August 24, 1870, the Aubette and its museum were destroyed by a violent fire that left only the façade.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Grand-Est, France

date approved: 5/27/2019

last visited: never

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