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Famous FiresThe Great Fargo Fire - Fargo, ND

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This is the downtown location of a plaque describing the Great Fargo Fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member m&m O

location: North Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2021

last visited: never

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Famous FiresSharp Street United Methodist Church - Middle River, MD

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An outdoor church in Middle River, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/9/2021

last visited: never

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Famous FiresSan Francisco de Betanzos - Betanzos, A Coruña, Galicia, España

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It was declared a National Monument in 1919 and later a Site of Cultural Interest .

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 7/9/2021

last visited: 7/10/2021

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Famous FiresGlyndon Station - Glyndon, MD

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A historical marker at the former Glyndon Station in Glyndon, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/1/2021

last visited: 7/5/2021

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Famous FiresHospital Abente y Lago - A Coruña, Galicia, España

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Hospital burned in 1946

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 5/13/2021

last visited: 5/15/2021

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Famous FiresRuinas da Igrexa do Ex-convento de San Francisco

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Burned in 1589 and 1651

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 4/19/2021

last visited: 4/21/2021

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Famous FiresTeatro Rosalía de Castro - A Coruña, Galicia, España

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A misterious fire was in 1867

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 4/11/2021

last visited: 4/11/2021

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Famous FiresColorado House - San Diego, CA

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This former bank is now a museum in Old Town San Diego.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2021

last visited: 3/23/2021

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Famous FiresOld Town San Diego - San Diego, CA

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Old Town San Diego nearly burned to the ground in 1872.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2021

last visited: 3/23/2021

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Famous FiresFirst San Diego Courthouse - San Diego, CA

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The first San Diego Courthouse in Old Town San Diego was a school for several decades.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/23/2021

last visited: 3/23/2021

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Famous FiresParroquia de María Auxiliadora - Ourense, Galicia, España

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The Parish of María Auxiliadora is a 20th century Catholic church located in Orense ( Galicia , Spain ). The church is attached to the María Auxiliadora Plurilingual School, belonging to the Salesians order

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 3/14/2021

last visited: 3/16/2021

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Famous FiresCasualties of Time - Harpers Ferry, WV

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Several buildings in Harpers Ferry succumbed to fire in the 1850s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: West Virginia

date approved: 3/6/2021

last visited: 3/6/2021

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Famous FiresMidlothain Mines - Midlothian, VA

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A fire in the mine occurred in 1861, and numerous explosions over the years made mining for coal here dangerous.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 2/27/2021

last visited: 2/27/2021

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Famous FiresFormer Site of the Temecula Livery Stable - Temecula, CA

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One of many historical markers in old town Temecula.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/25/2021

last visited: 2/25/2021

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Famous FiresBayou Hotel - Havre de Grace, MD

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A historic building in downtown Havre de Grace, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 2/9/2021

last visited: 2/9/2021

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Famous FiresCapilla Remedios - Ourense, Galicia, España

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Probably by a short circuit

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/6/2021

last visited: 2/1/2021

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Famous FiresFaro de Cabo Silleiro - Baiona, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Fire in December 1924

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/6/2021

last visited: 1/20/2021

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Famous FiresMorgan Academy - Dundee, Scotland.

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Morgan Academy, a school in the Scottish city of Dundee, was almost completely destroyed in a fire on March 21st 2001.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/6/2021

last visited: never

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Famous FiresBon Xesús de Trandeiras- Trandeiras, Xinzo da Limia, Ourense, Galicia, España

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two fires in this history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 2/6/2021

last visited: 1/7/2021

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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: 6/12/2021

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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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