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Peshtigo Fire


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


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 ...

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


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

The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871


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, ...

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


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 ...

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


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 ...

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


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 ...

fires - MSU Department of Geography - Michigan State University


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 rural ...

October 8, 1871 - Weatherwise Magazine

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Retrospect: October 8, 1871: The Great Chicago Fire ... Caption: U.S. Army Signal Service Weather Map for 7:35 a.m. Eastern Time, October 8, 1871. The wind at ...

The Peshtigo Fire, 1871 - Top 10 Devastating Wildfires - TIME


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 ...

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


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.

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


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 ...

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


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 ...