Plus Pilots: The Great Fire of 1666
1: The Great Fire of 1666
Although by no means the first big fire London endured, “the Great Fire” of 1666 had a tremendous impact. Trace the path of destruction of this momentous event, which resulted in damages valued at 10 million pounds—2 billion pounds in today’s currency. Look at both the social and cultural impact, as well as how the rebuilding efforts shaped the London we know today.