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Famous FiresTulsa race massacre - Tulsa, OK

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Site of arsoned businesses over two days in Tulsa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/4/2023

last visited: never

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Famous FiresOnze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk - Bonheiden, Antwerpen, Belgium

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The church looted and burnt down in 1578 as part of the Beeldenstorm (Iconoclasm)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Antwerpen, Belgium

date approved: 1/27/2023

last visited: never

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Famous FiresLe casino de Paris - Paris - France

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Le Casino de Paris est une légende du music-hall parisien. Line Renaud y fait ses débuts comme meneuse de revue et Serge Gainsbourg y confirme son talent. Aujourd’hui, la Casino de Paris accueille les grands noms de la chanson et de l’humour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 1/20/2023

last visited: never

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Famous FiresWitherspoon Tavern - Middletown, DE

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One of many historical markers in Middletown, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 12/30/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThéâtre national de l'Opéra-Comique - Paris - France

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300 ans d’histoires ! Niché sur une place proche du boulevard des Italiens donnée par le duc de Choiseul. L'histoire de l'Opéra Comique est jalonnée de fermetures, d'incendies, de créations, de succès artistiques internationaux et d'innovation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/30/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresConvento de São Francisco / Quartel da Guarda Nacional Republicana, GNR, de Vila Real - Vila Real, Portugal

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Old convent now police station

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Vila Real, Portugal

date approved: 11/15/2022

last visited: 11/16/2022

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Famous FiresQuartel Albano Silva - Vila Real, Portugal

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Burn in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Vila Real, Portugal

date approved: 11/15/2022

last visited: 11/22/2022

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Famous FiresJohnstown flood fire - Johnstown, PA

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Debris from upriver was gathered against the Pennsylvania Railroad Stone Bridge and caught fire. This fire burned for three days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/15/2022

last visited: 12/17/2022

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Famous FiresCasa da Calçada - Amarante, Portugal

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Casa da Calçada is a historic building in the historic area of the city of Amarante currently transformed into a luxury hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 11/15/2022

last visited: 11/16/2022

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Famous FiresToren van de Grote Kerk - Zwolle, the Netherlands

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In 1682, the large tower of the Grote Kerk in Zwolle burned down after several lightning strikes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Becktracker

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 10/19/2022

last visited: 11/5/2022

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Famous FiresHôtel de ville - Lyon - France

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L'Hôtel de Ville fut construit en 1651 par Simon Maupin. Après un incendie en 1674, le bâtiment est restauré et modifié, notamment sa façade, par Jules Hardouin-Mansart. Les décorations extérieures sont réalisées par le sculpteur Simon Guillaume.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

date approved: 10/14/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresHoosac Tunnel Vent Shaft Fire Memorial - Florida, MA

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The Hoosac Tunnel Vent Shaft Fire Memorial is located opposite 136 Central Shaft Road in Florida, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresConvento Santa Clara - Amarante, Portugal

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Ruins of old convent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 9/27/2022

last visited: 10/12/2022

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Famous Fires1974 Raadhuistoren fire - Harlingen, The Netherlands

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The Town Hall tower in Harlingen was partly burnt down in 1974. It was renovated in the next year. The plaque on the tower, refers to the fire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Friesland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/26/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Station Nightclub Fire - West Warwick, Rhode Island

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One-hundred people died from a fast-spreading fire started by pyrotechnics, set off during the first seconds of a band's opening song, which ignited illegal acoustic foam at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, on February 20, 2003.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/21/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresKatie Wheeler Library - Irvine, CA

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A library at Irvine Ranch Historic Park in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/11/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresMariner's Mile - Newport Beach, CA

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One of many historical markers in Newport Beach, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresIgreja de São Nicolau - Porto, Portugal

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Burned in 1758

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 8/23/2022

last visited: 8/27/2022

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Famous FiresL'incendie de la Villa Eugénie à Biarritz - France

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Vitrine hôtelière de Biarritz et de toute la côte basque, l'Hôtel du Palais est l'ancienne demeure de l'Impératrice Eugénie, construite en 1854 sur la colline qui surplombe l'océan atlantique, à l'entrée nord de la ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 8/23/2022

last visited: never

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Famous Fires1822 Imst Fire - Imst, Tirol, Austria

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The plaque on the side of the Johannes church in Imst reads (amongst others) that it was heavily destroyed due to the large fire in 1822.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Tirol, Austria

date approved: 8/19/2022

last visited: never

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Famous FiresTeatro Cajasol - Sevilla, Andalucía, España

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Fired in 1918.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 7/22/2022

last visited: 11/30/2022

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Famous FiresVerwoestende brand! 23 juni 1900 - Harmelen - NL

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Verwoestende brand! 23 juni 1900 - Harmelen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Andre 61

location: Utrecht, Netherlands

date approved: 7/18/2022

last visited: 1/17/2023

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Famous FiresIglesia de San Salvador - Granada, Andalucía, España

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On the old main mosque of the Albaicín stands the church of El Salvador, a former collegiate church for the education of the Moors

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 5/23/2022

last visited: 5/24/2022

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Famous FiresEdificio de la Curia Eclesiástica - Granada, Andalucía, España

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In front of the Sagrario Church and the Cathedral , we find an imposing building that occupies an entire block. It is the old Ecclesiastical Curia and the Archbishop's Palace.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 5/5/2022

last visited: 5/8/2022

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Famous FiresEdificio del café suizo - Granada, Andalucía, España

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Fire in Café Suizo

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 5/5/2022

last visited: 5/7/2022

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