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Ninth of November, 1886

 
 
Ninth of November, 1886 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
1. Ninth of November, 1886 Marker
Inscription.
In the evening of the ninth of November, 1886, The Manufactory of the Steam Gauge and Lantern Company, while filled with operatives was destroyed by a fierce and sudden fire in which thirty-four lives were lost.
The remains of these six, burned beyond the possibility of recognition, were buried here
William Birdsey Alfred Cannon John Miller Frank J. Reimes John Santry William J. Smith
but God was not in the fire, and after the fire, a still, small voice
 
Location. 43° 7.766′ N, 77° 37.412′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Mount Hope Blvd. 0.2 miles north of Elmwood Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located within Mt. Hope Cemetery, southwestern area near the Civil War memorial, just east of the Firemans' Memorial. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester NY 14620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To the Memory of (a few steps from this marker); Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Hartwell Carver, M.D.
Ninth of November, 1886 Marker - reverse image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
2. Ninth of November, 1886 Marker - reverse
(approx. mile away); The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Town (approx. half a mile away); Nursery Office (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesDisasters
 
Ninth of November, 1886 Marker in situ image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
3. Ninth of November, 1886 Marker in situ
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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