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A Firefighters’ Memorial

 
 
A Firefighters’ Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 14, 2019
1. A Firefighters’ Memorial
Inscription.  In Memory of Eric Dorian Schaefer, a member of Rescue Company 1, John F. Steadman Fire Station, killed in the line of duty on September 16, 1995, and to all the firefighters who fought the Clipper Mill fire.

The Clipper Mill campus, where new construction blends in with surviving remnants from the fire, bears witness to the heroic efforts and sacrifices of Eric Schaefer and his fellow firefighters. Sturever Bros. Eccies & Rouse joins the people of Woodberry and Baltimore in thanking the firefighters and the Baltimore City Fire Department, and hopes that this memorial will provide comfort and peace to the family of Eric Dorian Schaefer.

More than 170 firefighters and paramedics, with 60 pieces of equipment, fought the 10-alarm Clipper Mill fire. The old machine shop’s 430-foot-long roof collapsed and down came its granite front wall, burying Eric and injuring other firefighters.
 
Erected by Baltimore Firefighters.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is September 16, 1995.
 
Location. 39° 19.914′ 
A Firefighters’ Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 14, 2019
2. A Firefighters’ Memorial
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N, 76° 38.64′ W. Marker is in Woodberry in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Clipper Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2001 Clipper Park Road, Baltimore MD 21211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Woodberry (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodberry Factory and Park Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Poole & Hunt Foundry and Machine Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Meadow Mill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Penguin Coast (approx. 0.4 miles away); Avian Malaria: A Problem with a Pioneering Solution (approx. 0.4 miles away); To an African penguin, poop is not waste. (approx. half a mile away); Return to the Main Valley (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodberry.
 
A Firefighters’ Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 1, 2019
3. A Firefighters’ Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 225 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2019, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022