The Peshtigo Fire was a forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871 in and
around Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was the deadliest wildfire in recorded history, with
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information about the great forest fires of October 1871. On the evening of
October 8, ...
On Sunday, October 8, 1871, fire leveled a broad swath of Michigan and
Wisconsin, including the cities of Peshtigo, Holland, Manistee, and Port Huron. At
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 ...
Mar 11, 2013 ... When I mention a fire that occurred on October 8, 1871, most people assume that
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The actual cause of the fire was never determined, but weather conditions across
the ... Fire reached Peshtigo during the evening of Sunday, October 8, 1871.
A great fire in 1871, for example, damaged the entire Lake Michigan ... On
October 8, 1871, at about the same hour, two devastating fires started, one in
Oct 8, 2011 ... On this date in 1871, the town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and several smaller
surrounding communities were obliterated by fire. The "booming ...
Jun 8, 2011 ... The October 8, 1871 Peshtigo Fire which is thought to have begun in Peshtigo,
Wisconsin, killed more people than any other fire in America's ...