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Tru Fit Clothing Company Fire

 
 
Tru Fit Clothing Company Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
1. Tru Fit Clothing Company Fire Marker
Inscription.  
This brick was recovered from the west wall at the Tru Fit Clothing Company fire on February 16, 1955. Six firefighters from Baltimore City Fire Department were killed at that scene.

May they rest in peace.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 58.846′ N, 76° 29.678′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Calvert Street and Bladen Street (Maryland Route 70), on the left when traveling north on Calvert Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43 Calvert St, Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Between Morning and Midnight (here, next to this marker); Louis L. Goldstein (within shouting distance of this marker); Clay Street Community Montage (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remembering the Foot Soldiers of the March on Washington (about 500 feet away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Anne Arundel County
Tru Fit Clothing Company Fire Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
2. Tru Fit Clothing Company Fire Marker
(about 600 feet away); The City Spared (about 800 feet away); A Community Legacy (about 800 feet away); The Claude House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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