Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Jacksonville's 1901 Fire
“The Great Fire”
Erected 2001 by The Jacksonville Historical Society and the Florida Department of State
Location. 30° 19.78′ N, 81° 39.574′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker is on West DuVal Street near N Hogan Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located along the northwest corner of Hemming Park. Marker is in this post office area: Jacksonville FL 32202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial 1861-1865 ( within shouting distance of this marker); John Milton Bryan Simpson ( within shouting distance of this marker); 1960 Civil Rights Demonstration ( within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Pharmacy Association ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Seminole War Blockhouse Site ( approx. ¼ mile away); "The Great Endurance Run" ( approx. ¼ mile away); Florida's First African-American Insurance Company ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Sinking of the Maple Leaf ( approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
Also see . . .
1. Metro Jacksonville, The Great Fire of 1901 ( Great photos included). "...the third largest urban fire in American history behind the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Chicago Fire of 1871." (Submitted on August 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Great Fire of 1901, from Wikipedia,. (Submitted on August 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Disasters • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 6, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.