Great Fires of Raleigh


Learn about the city's largest fires in this 61-page document (18MB, PDF), created in April 2017 as a learning aid for staff and visitors at the fire museum.

Contents

  • Conflagrations
  • Major Fires, 1830s to 1900s
  • Comparing Fires
  • Tompkins Hall, 1914
  • Martin Street, 1915
  • Yarborough House, 1928
  • City Auditorium, 1930
  • Bellas-Hess Clothing Store, 1943
  • Edenton Street Methodist Church, 1956
  • Cameron Village, 1964
  • Peebles Hotel, 1970
  • Mangel Building, 1981
  • IGA Grocery, 1992
  • Pine Knoll Townes, 2007
  • The Metropolitan, 2017  

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This page was last updated April 17, 2017


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