Spokane in Spokane County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
The Great Fire of 1889
Water Pumping Plant
Emotions cooled with the embers, however and it now seems that no actual negligence was involved.
The masonry foundation of the water-pumping plant that served the city then may still be seen on the rocky island directly in front of you.
Erected by Eastern Washington State Historical Society.
Location. 47° 39.753′ N, 117° 25.343′ W. Marker is in Spokane, Washington, in Spokane County. Touch for map. The marker is located on a trail along the Spokane River, in Riverfront Park, just north of the parking lot that is accessed from N. Post Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 507 North Howard Street, Spokane WA 99201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Four Lakes (approx. 10.7 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2015, by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. 4. submitted on September 21, 2015. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.