Episode 42

Episode 42: The Richmond Theater Fire of 1811 with Meredith Henne Baker

Published on: 11th April, 2022

A fire breaks out in a theater and kills more than 72 people - including Virginia's Governor, prominent Richmond leaders, farmers, and slaves. Meredith Henne Baker is an independent historian who literally wrote the book on this fire.

Visit her website at www.theaterfirebook.com to lean more that we could talk about in this episode.

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Music: "Tired traveler on the way to go home", Andrew Codeman via Freemusicarchive.com

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The Firehouse Logbook Podcast
The culture, traditions, legacies, and legends of the fire and EMS services
A retrospective look at the culture, traditions, legacies, and legends of the fire service. Where we came from, how we got here, and the people who led the way.

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Robby Dawson

Retired Assistant Fire Chief and amateur podcaster to document and share the culture, history, legends, and legacies of the greatest job in the world.