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
Mar 29, 2012 ... The Great Chicago Fire is the most famous inferno in American history. But it
wasn't even the worst fire that night. This is the story of America's ...
On this day in History, Great Chicago Fire begins on Oct 08, 1871. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
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
Jul 15, 2013 ... Oct. 8, 1871: The day America burned. The Great Chicago Fire started that
terrible Sunday, but so did two other massive and deadly wildfires.
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 ...
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 ...
Oct 8, 2016 ... A Brief History On October 8, 1871, the shores of Lake Michigan were the scene
of 4 major fires, including the Great Chicago Fire, perhaps the ...
Oct 8, 2011 ... On this date in 1871, the town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and several smaller
surrounding communities were obliterated by fire. The "booming ...
Mar 11, 2013 ... When I mention a fire that occurred on October 8, 1871, most people assume that
I am referring to the Great Chicago Fire. However, that would ...