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Devastating Fire

 
 
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February 2, 2019
1. Devastating Fire Marker
Inscription.  On Nov 19, 1916 a 2 A.M. fire destroyed over 20 buildings in Roscoe including 2 major hotels. No lives were lost.
 
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 351.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 19, 1916.
 
Location. 41° 55.904′ N, 74° 54.807′ W. Marker is in Roscoe, New York, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Railroad Avenue and County Route 124 on Railroad Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Railroad Avenue, Roscoe NY 12776, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roscoe Station Site N.Y Ontario & Western Rwy. (a few steps from this marker); Risen from the Ashes (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Westfield Flats Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Riverside Park 2009 (about 500 feet away);
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February 2, 2019
2. Devastating Fire Marker
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The Catskill Mountains (approx. 2.6 miles away); “They Came to the Mountains by Rail” (approx. 2.6 miles away); Livingston Manor Covered Bridge (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roscoe.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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