Timeline of Destruction

Timeline

The Beginning

Narrative card:  How it started The Fire at 12:45 P.M. While Business Dines.

An illustration with caption The Fire at 12:45 P.M. While Business Dines.

The Spread

Narrative Card: Timeline - First Alarm to Fire Under Control
Map of the Fire Area, May 3, 1901

Map from The Jacksonville Story: A Pictorial Record of a Florida City. This book is available in the library's Special Collections - F319.J157 R38 1950

Fire at 2:55 -- Siestas Abandoned

An illustration with caption Fire at 2:55 - Siestas Abandoned.  This illustration is a part of Jacksonville in Flames: Florida's Metropolis in Sack-Cloth and Ashes.

 

Conditions before the Conflagration

The Aftermath