Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Baltimore's Great Fire
Started 10-48 A.M.
February 7 1904
Under control 11-30 A.M.
February 8 1904
Property destroyed - $100 000 000
Insurance paid - $32 000 000
Acres covered - 140
Lives lost - none
Beginning at Liberty and German Streets the fire swept north to Fayette Street east to Jones Falls south to the harbor. It was one of the most destructive conflagrations in the worlds history.
Location. 39° 17.349′ N, 76° 36.4′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Water Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fish Market (here, next to this marker); Baltimore Police Department (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9 North Front Street (about 600 feet away); Carroll Mansion (about 600 feet away); In Memorial (about 700 feet away); Phoenix Shot Tower (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church, Baltimore (about 700 feet away); St. Vincent de Paul Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
Categories. • 20th Century • Disasters •
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