Damrell Infographic - 100 Year (inclusive) (Copy)

Damrell - Journey

Born in Boston

1829

Mother, father and sister have died

1840

Journeyman carpenter

1846

Volunteers for Boston Fire Department

1846

Boston Common Council

1857

Chief of BFD

1866

Great Chicago Fire

1871

Great Boston Fire of 1872

1872

Resigns from BFD

1873

Chief Building Inspector

1877

Founder of IAFC

1891

Dies in Boston

1905

First National Model Building Code

1905

US History

Canal Age

1800 - 1850

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Second Industrial Revolution

1867 - 1914

Massachusetts History

Jamaica Pond Aquaduct Company

1795

Massachusetts General Hospital opens

1811

Maine annexed from Massachusetts

1820

Ceremony in Boston Common

1848

Protests in Boston against Draft

1863

Period severe drought

1880 - 1884

City Hall is built

1885

Wachusett Reservoir

1897

Will be largest reservoir in the world.

First running of the Boston Marathon

1897

First subway in America is opened in Boston

1897

Notable Massachusetts Fires

Exchange Coffee House Fire

1818

Great Fall River Fire

1843

Great Nantucket Fire

1846

Federal Street Fire

1858

Great Boston Fire

1872

BFD - 19th Century

Leather firehoses put into service

1799

Broad St Riot

1837

First use of telegraphs for emergency dispatch

1851

First to introduce steam-powered fire engines

1859

First fireboat put into service

1873

Firepoles installed in stations

1881

Damrell

Darrell in the Boston Fire Department

1846 - 1905