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The Great Fire of 1872, Boston

THIS TABLE PLACED HERE BY THE BOSTONIAN SOCIETY COMMEMORATES THE GREAT FIRE OF NOVEMBER 9-10 - 1872 WHICH BEGINNING AT THE SOUTH-EASTERLY CORNER OF SUMMER AND KINGSTON STREETS EXTENDED OVER AN AREA ...

THIS TABLE PLACED HERE 
BY THE 
BOSTONIAN SOCIETY 
COMMEMORATES THE GREAT FIRE OF 
NOVEMBER 9-10 - 1872 
WHICH BEGINNING AT THE SOUTH-EASTERLY CORNER 
OF 
SUMMER AND KINGSTON STREETS 
EXTENDED OVER AN AREA OF SIXTY ACRES 
DESTROYED WITHING THE BUSINESS CENTRE 
OF THE CITY PROPERTY TO THE VALUE OF 
MORE THAN SIXTY MILLION DOLLARS 
AND WAS ARRESTED IN ITS NORTH-EASTERLY PROGRESS 
AT THIS POINT. THE MUTILATED STONES OF THIS 
BUILDING ALSO RECORD THAT EVENT.

Submitted by @mywolfson.

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