The Peshtigo Fire was a forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871 in and
around Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was a firestorm that caused the most deaths by fire
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information about the great forest fires of October 1871. On the evening of
October 8, ...
Oct 10, 2007 ... On Sunday, October 8, 1871, fire leveled a broad swath of Michigan and
Wisconsin, including the cities of Peshtigo, Holland, Manistee, and ...
Aug 23, 2004 ... Because of the slowness of communication in 1871, it was not immediately
recognized that the fires of October 8, 1871 were scattered over ...
On Sunday evening, October 8, 1871, just after nine o'clock, a fire broke out in the
barn behind the home of Patrick and Catherine O'Leary at 13 DeKoven Street.
Fire in the Midwest October 8, 1871. Sitting in front of a fireplace or around a
campfire can be a lot of fun, but when a fire grows out of control, it becomes a ...
Peshtigo residents look back, 50 years after the Great Fire ... On Oct. 8-9, 1871, a
forest fire burned an area 10 miles wide and 40 miles long across portions of ...