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
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 ...
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.
On this day in History, Massive fire burns in Wisconsin on Oct 07, 1871. Learn
more ... On October 8, the fire reached Peshtigo without warning. Two hundred ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
www.weatherwise.org/Archives/Back Issues/2010/September-October 2010/retrospect-full.html
Caption: U.S. Army Signal Service Weather Map for 7:35 a.m. Eastern Time,
October 8, 1871. The wind at Chicago was out of the southwest—the prevailing ...
On October 8th, 1871, the small Wisconsin logging town of Peshtigo was
consumed by one of the most severe and woefully under-reported fires in human