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The Great New Orleans Fire of December 08, 1794

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On any French Quarter walking tour in New Orleans, you will hear the story of the Great Fire of 1788.  But the “other fire” of 1794 gets little attention. In 1794, the city of New Orleans was struck with a devastating fire as it was rebuilding from the first fire.  December 08, 1794 was the…