• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • The damaged Bloomington skyline is visible beyond the courthouse square. A streetcar and a crowd of people are visible in the foreground. June 19, 1900, much of the center of Bloomington was destroyed by a fire that started in the Model Laundry. Flames spread rapidly and destroyed many buildings in a four square block area of the city. No businesses failed because of the fire, and most of the rebuilding was completed within one year. How we le... more
    The damaged Bloomington skyline is visible beyond the courthouse square. A streetcar and a crowd of people are visible in the foreground. June 19, 1900, much of the center of Bloomington was destroyed by a fire that started in the Model Laundry. Flames spread rapidly and destroyed many buildings in a four square block area of the city. No businesses failed because of the fire, and most of the rebuilding was completed within one year. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • Mch0099.jpg