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The Great Baltimore Fire

The Great Baltimore Fire

$ 25.00

Early on Sunday, February 7, 1904, a passerby noticed smoke coming from the John E. Hurst & Co. building. Within hours, steady, frigid winds had created a blaze that overwhelmed Baltimore's firefighters and threatened the entire city. Although few died as a result of the flames, the heart of the city, its waterfront and business district -- lay in ashes. The story of Baltimore's trial by fire and ultimate resurgence is freshly presented for the first time in fifty years.

Available in hardcover, paperback, and as a 4-CD audio version.

Peter B. Petersen, 2004. 216 pp.

Be sure to check out the picture book, "Goliath: Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire," for your little historian.

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