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Slocum Disaster Events
PREVIOUS EVENTS: THE GENERAL SLOCUM DISASTER
The General Slocum steamboat fire, on June 15, 1904, was the worst disaster New York had
seen until September 11, 2001. Over 1,000 people , mostly women and children, perished in the disaster.
June 15, 2004 was the centennial of the disaster. The pages below are centennial events/exhibits and
other items of interest.
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Astoria Park Plaque
Astoria Park Plaque News Coverage
GAHS Event June 2004
GAHS Event September 2004
GAHS Haunted Waters Tour
GAHS Photo Gallery
Maritime Industry Museum Centennial
Slocum Photo Website
New BookClick on the image for more information.
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