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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 ...

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, ...

FAQs - The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871

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The Peshtigo Fire started on the evening of October 8, 1871 -- the same time as the Great Chicago ... Between 1,200 and 2,400 people died in the Peshtigo Fire.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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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 ...

fires - MSU Department of Geography - Michigan State University

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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 ...

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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 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.

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 ...