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    Boston Aflame: New England to the Rescue

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    November 9, 2010


    Boston Aflame: New England to the Rescue

    The Great 1872 Fire that leveled over 60 acres of Boston’s commercial district and nearly destroying the Meeting House, was a truly regional event, as fire companies from throughout the region raced to the scene. Ted Gerber, president of the Boston Fire Historical Society, will discuss how, while offers of relief money came from across the nation, regional units from New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island and Connecticut responded with men, equipment, steamers and engines.

    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $6 Adults, $5 Seniors or Students, $1 Children (6-18), Under 6 free Free for active and retired firefighters with ID. (Call Museum for details.) Museum Admission Included. Tickets available at the door

    General Day and Time Info:

    12:15 PM

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