Monday, February 25, 2008

Great Baltimore Fire (plus a couple of weeks)

I am soooooo sorry. I thought that I had posted this weeks ago. You Baltimoreans will understand my distress at being late…

We here in Charm City, the City That Reads, and the Greatest City in America grew up hearing about the Great Baltimore Fire of 1904. Every February 7th, there are tours, exhibits, TV stories, and articles commemorating the day – well, actually the two days of the fire. Here is a way cool chronology of what happened. Nice map, neat photos – and video from 1904! A big shout out to the Maryland Digital Cultural Heritage (part of the Pratt Library, I guess) for putting this together.

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