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Aftermath of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Street scene showing destruction after Peshtigo fire.
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Peshtigo Fire Ruins

Date: 1871
Description: Building destroyed in Peshtigo fire.
National or State Registers Record

Oconto Ave. between Peck and Ellis Aves.

Community: Peshtigo
County: Marinette
Historic Name: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery
Reference Number: 70000037
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Railroad Damage at the Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
Description: Fire destruction near railroad tracks after Peshtigo fire. There are wheel carriages from destroyed boxcars on and near the tracks
Property Record

Oconto Ave. between Peck and Ellis Aves.

Community: Peshtigo
County: Marinette
Historic Name: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery
Reference Number: 139898
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Daily Democrat: Peshtigo Fire

Date: October 08 1871
Description: A portion of a page from the Madison Daily Democrat which gives an account of the Peshtigo fire.
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Peshtigo Smoke Stack Ruins

Date: 1871
Description: Ruins of building showing smokestack still standing after the Peshtigo fire.
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Peshtigo Fire Cemetery Marker

Date: December 10 1951
Description: Peshtigo Fire Cemetery marker, shown on the site.
Print

Peshtigo Fire Drawing

Date: 1871
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire, showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
Photograph

Peshtigo Congregational Church

Date: 1871
Description: Wood engraving of the Congregationalist Church in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch Of The Great Fires In Wisconsin".
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River Scene

Date: 1871
Description: Scene at river showing fire destruction.
Map or Atlas

Map of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 
Description: Map of the district of the Peshtigo fire, approximately 1,280,000 acres, in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan.
Painting

Peshtigo Fire III. The River

Date: 
Description: Peshtigo Fire III. The River.
Painting

Peshtigo Fire

Date: 
Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.
Historic Marker

Peshtigo Fire Cemetery

Location: Peshtigo Cemetery, Oconto Ave., Peshtigo

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Aftermath of Peshtigo Fire

Date: 1871
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...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Sketches and incidents of Peshtigo fire

Date: 1914-06-15
County: Marinette
City: Peshtigo
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Peshtigo fire story recalls early days

Date: 1931-09-17
County: Marinette
City: Peshtigo
Painting

Peshtigo Fire II. Fire in Town

Date: 
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Newspaper Article/Clipping

History of the Peshtigo fire, October 8, 1871

Date: 1921-10-06
County: Marinette
City: Peshtigo

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