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Ontario in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fire of 1885

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
1. Fire of 1885 Marker
Inscription.  Fire started in the barn of the Clark Hotel on June 21, 1885. Twenty-nine buildings - half of Ontario's business district - were destroyed.
 
Erected by Town of Ontario.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1885.
 
Location. 43° 13.272′ N, 77° 17.042′ W. Marker is in Ontario, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridge Road and Furnace Road, on the right when traveling west on Ridge Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2009 Ridge Road, Ontario NY 14519, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron Ore Bed (approx. 1.2 miles away); Paint Mill (approx. 1.7 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Iron Furnace (approx. 2.1 miles away); Log Cabin (approx. 2.7 miles away); Baptist Meeting House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Crombe Exhibit Barn (approx. 2.7 miles away); Town of Ontario Timeline (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
2. Fire of 1885 Marker
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Fire of 1885 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 1, 2021
3. Fire of 1885 Marker
View is eastward.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2021, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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