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Much of the Japanese treaty port of Yokohama is destroyed in a devastating fire.

Great Fire of Yokohama, November 26, 1866, artist's impression, zoomable image.
11/26/1866

In Japan, a fire broke out in the densely populated Gankiro district of the large treaty port city of Yokohama and quickly spread across the entire city.  Much of the city and half of the foreign section, including the new United States Consulate were destroyed.  (By John Osborne)

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"The Main Street of Yokohama, Japan, during the Great Fire,"  Frank Leslie's Illustrated Magazine, March 23, 1867, p. 4-5.

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