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Peshtigo Fire

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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 in ...

October 8, 1871: The Night America Burned - io9

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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 ...

Today in History: October 8 - American Memory - Library of Congress

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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 ...

Great Chicago Fire begins - Oct 08, 1871 - HISTORY.com

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On this day in History, Great Chicago Fire begins on Oct 08, 1871. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Could A Meteorite or Comet Cause All The Fires of 1871?

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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 ...

Chicago Fire of 1871 - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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The Chicago Fire of 1871, also called the Great Chicago Fire, burned from October 8 to October 10, 1871, and destroyed thousands of buildings, killed an ...

History of the Peshtigo fire, October 8, 1871 | Turning Points in ...

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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 ...

The Fires of 1871 - America's Story from America's Library

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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 ...

October 8, 1871: Peshtigo, Wisconsin, is Consumed by Fire ...

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Oct 8, 2011 ... On this date in 1871, the town of Peshtigo, Wisconsin, and several smaller surrounding communities were obliterated by fire. The "booming ...

Great Fire of October 8,1871 - Hankering for History

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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 ...

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Oct. 8, 1871: The day America burned | MNN - Mother Nature Network

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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.

Great Midwest Fires of 1871: October 8 – 12, 1871

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Feb 6, 2012 ... Chicago Fire. At around 9 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 1871, Patrick and Catherine O'Leary's barn on DeKoven Street, not far from downtown ...

The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871

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Welcome ... to the most comprehensive source on the World Wide Web for information about the great forest fires of October 1871. On the evening of October 8, ...