One hundred and three unidentified victims were interred in a common grave at Green-Wood Cemetery.
An obelisk near the main entrance at Fifth Avenue and 25th Street marks the burial site. The fire took place on 12-5-1876.
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Erected by the City of Brooklyn to the memory of those who perished in the Brooklyn Theatre fire.
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The fire was discovered shortly after eleven o'clock P.M. One thousand persons were present, of whom two hundred and seventy eight were burned to death.
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The remains of one hundred and three were buried in this plot with civic and military honors, on Saturday, December 9. 1876
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The theatre situated on the south east corner of Johnson and Washington Streets, was burned on Tuesday night, December 5. 1876.
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Created by: Donna
Record added: Sep 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96702506
Added: Sep. 8, 2012