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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Chicago_Fire

The Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned from Sunday, October 8, to early ... When firefighters finally arrived at DeKoven Street, the fire had grown and spread to .... It did a great deal of commercial advertising in its house-tops. ... The first load of lumber for rebuilding was delivered the day the last burning ...

www.history.com/topics/great-chicago-fire

Find out more about the history of Chicago Fire of 1871, including videos, interesting ... for the event that left an area of about four miles long and almost a mile wide of the Windy City, including its business district, in ruins. ... Did You Know?

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/05/how-the-great-chicago-fire-started

May 28, 2013 ... The Great Chicago Fire destroyed 3.3 square miles of Chicago, ... But the fire certainly did start in the vicinity of a barn owned by the O'Learys ... The conditions were dry, with a drought plaguing the city not long before the fire started—that .... Funny, just last week I read Susan Wiggs “The Mistress” (book two ...

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-or-who-caused-the-great-chicago-fire-61481977

Oct 4, 2012 ... From “The Great Chicago Fire and the Myth of Mrs. O'Leary's Cow.” ... October 10, when rain extinguished the last meekly glowing ember, the city was ... In 1894, the year before Catherine died, her physician did what she'd ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-started-the-great-chicago-fire

From October 8-10, 1871, the Great Chicago Fire burned out of control, quickly ... a Chicago Republican newspaper story suggested the fire was started when Mrs. ... Mrs. O'Leary and her cow did the trick way back then, but we want to read .... However, the last sentence of the WONDER states "Within a decade after the fire,  ...

www.britannica.com/event/Chicago-fire-of-1871

Chicago fire of 1871: Conflagration that began on October 8, 1871, and burned ... talent and market to sustain a substantial music industry—but it rarely did so.

www.nationalgeographic.org/news/chicago-fire-1871-and-great-rebuilding

Jan 25, 2011 ... Article on the 140th anniversary of the Chicago Fire focusing on city planning ... starting the fire by accidentally knocking over a lantern when running away from an illegal card game. ... Most of the wharfs, lumberyards, and mills along the Chicago River survived, as did two-thirds of the grain .... Last Updated.

www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20151006/downtown/5-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-great-chicago-fire

Oct 6, 2015 ... Of course, there's a bit more to the Great Chicago Fire than a clumsy cow, and Mrs. .... "As somebody who was one of the last survivors of reporters who ... And to keep the cops out when they did raid, he had large metal doors ...

mentalfloss.com/article/12864/did-cow-really-cause-great-chicago-fire

Jun 23, 2014 ... The Great Chicago Fire killed 300 people, left some 100,000 ... the cows in the evening and that she was asleep in bed when the fire started, ...