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Friday, June 5, 2020

«Great New Orleans Fire»

March 21, 1788

A fire in New...
A fire in New Orleans leaves most of the town in ruins. The Great New Orleans Fire (1788) was a fire that destroyed 856 of the 1,100 structures in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 21, 1788, spanning the south central French Quarter from Burgundy to Chartres Street, almost to the riverfront buildings. An additional 212 buildings were destroyed in the Great New Orleans Fire (1794) on December 8, 1794.
Great New Orleans Fire, New Orleans, fire
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