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TALK ABOUT A STRIKING COINCIDENCE!!! (no really, this is hot news ….)

Get this, March 10th, 1855 ….. on the 53rd anniversary of the Nassau Hall Fire of 1802 ……a fire ravaged Nassau Hall. 

You read that right but in case you missed it …..

On March 10th, 1855 ….. on the 53rd anniversary of the Nassau Hall Fire of 1802 ……a fire ravaged Nassau Hall.

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Insiders know destruction by fire was a big deal back then so thank goodness the architect had designed fire proof wrought iron beams inside the new wooden floors and brick arches to prevent total destruction!  By utilizing cutting-edge technology, John Notman began the now routine use of the i Beam!    Below are some artifacts recovered from the fire:

a close up of a basketball game

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