The Broad Street Market Caught on Fire This Morning
The historic Broad Street Market caught on fire early this morning, July 10th, 2023. The fire call came into the Harrisburg Firefighters Bureau a little after 1 AM in Harrisburg. The blaze was large and out of control at first, with flames and smoke being seen blocks and neighborhoods away.
The market at Third and Verbeke streets is made up of two buildings, a stone one that faces Third Street, and a brick building to the rear. It was the brick building that burned. The building has stood for 145 years.
Harrisburg Fire Chief Brian Enterline said approximately half the building was destroyed; the other half sustained significant damage. On the half of the building that was destroyed, the roof was gone and only the walls remained standing.
The Broad Street Market is a revered landmark in the Harrisburg community. It is adjacent to The Millworks Brewery and Restaurant and also houses a ZeroDay Brewing Company location – ZeroDay Outpost at Broad Street Market.
The stone building sitting in front was built in the early 1860s while the brick building followed in the 1870s. The brick building, which burned early Monday, is 145 years old while the stone building celebrates its 160th birthday this year. The market itself was founded in 1860.
Several community stalwarts, like Urban Churn and The Millworks posted on social media this morning discussing their sadness over the fire.
Community helpers have announced that as soon as more information is available they will be broadcasting and announcing ways that the community can aid and assist and help in the rebuild and restructuring of the market going forward.
It is devastating, this is a building that has served the community for a long time.
Harrisburg Fire Chief – Brian Enterline
The market is open only Thursdays to Saturdays. According to its website, it was founded in 1860. The stone building was completed in 1863 and the brick was built between 1874 and 1878. It claims to be the oldest continuously operated market house in the U.S.
Nearby breweries include The Millworks (adjacent to the Broad Street Market) and ZeroDay Brewing Company, a brewing company located downtown, that also had an ‘outpost’ at the Broad Street Market. For more articles about these breweries, check them out below:
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