Great Salem Fire Alarm

Great Salem Fire Alarm (HM1YGJ)

Location: Salem, MA 01970 Essex County
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N 42° 31.129', W 70° 54.565'

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At 1:37 PM on June 25th, 1914, Box 48 was pulled for a fire in the Korn Leather Factory on this site at number 57 Boston Street in an area known as Blubber Hollow, followed at 1:41 PM by a general alarm.

This was the start of the Great Salem Fire.

This memorial is dedicated to those brave firefighters from Salem and surrounding communities who fought that conflagration.
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Date Added Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 6:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 343155 N 4709149
Decimal Degrees42.51881667, -70.90941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 31.129', W 70° 54.565'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 31' 7.74" N, 70° 54' 33.9" W
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Area Code(s)978, 781, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-25 Proctor St, Salem MA 01970, US
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