Monday, October 19, 2015

Ten Significant Fires in History

Richmond, April 1865
This list, published at We're History, comes from Joshua Rothman, professor of history at the University of Alabama (and a former fan of the old Morton Downey Jr. Show).

1. Jamestown, 1676
2. New Orleans, 1788
3. Washington D.C., 1814
4. New York City, 1835
5. Columbia, SC and Richmond, VA, 1865

Go here to find out the next five historic fires on the list.