Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Refine or narrow your results by clicking any term in the gray boxes below.
Expand your results by removing any breadcrumb in a gray outlined box above. Click on the blue "X" to remove the term.
Narrow your results by entering a keyword into the search box above. Then click the "Search Within" checkbox, then click on the orange "Search" button.
If you did not find what you are looking for or you did not get any results, try changing your search term(s). See our Search Help page for more tips.
Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo".
Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.
Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: View of the Peshtigo Company sawmill including the old wooden dam in the foreground. There are logs in the water on the left.
Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.
Description: Bird's-eye map of Peshtigo.
Description: A man is driving a McCormick harvester with a team of horses, cutting and binding a crop of flint ("Indian") corn, on the farm of S.D.D. Newton, five miles...
Description: Aftermath of Peshtigo fire on October 8, 1871. Devastated landscape with deer carcass in foreground. The Peshtigo fire razed the small town of approximatel...
Description: Bird's-eye view of Peshtigo, before it was destroyed by fire on the night of October 8, 1871.
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
Date: 1867 ca.
Description: Mill dam and sash factory.
Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.
Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks
Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.
If you didn't find the material you searched for, our Library Reference Staff can help.
Call our reference desk at 608-264-6535 or email us at:
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706