Damrell Infographic - 100 Year (inclusive) (Copy) (Copy)

Damrell

Damrell's Influence

1846 - 1905

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

Massachusetts History

First aqueduct into Boston built

1795

Massachusetts General Hospital opens

1811

Maine annexed from Massachusetts

1820

First Municipal Water System

1848

Protests in Boston against Draft

1863

Severe drought

1880 - 1884

City Hall is built

1885

First subway in U.S. is opened in Boston

1897

Wachusett Reservoir

1897

Will be largest reservoir in the world.

First running of the Boston Marathon

1897

US History

Canal Age

1800 - 1850

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Second Industrial Revolution

1867 - 1914