New Westminster Historical Society
August 15, 2018
New Westminster's Great Fire of September 1898: In Words
September 10 and 11, 1898 was the date of New Westminster's "Great Fire" when most of the downtown portion of the City was destroyed.  This presentation will look at the time periods leading up to the blaze and the aftermath to the conflagration.  The fire itself will be chronicled in a point by point sequence from start to finish.  During library renovations the Historical Society meets at Century House: 620 8th Street.