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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.
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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
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Peshtigo Fire Cemetery Marker

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

Date: 1871
Description: Ruins of building showing smoke stack still standing after Peshtigo fire.
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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.
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Peshtigo Fire

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

Date: 1871
Description: Drawing of the Peshtigo Fire, showing people seeking refuge in the Peshtigo River.
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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...
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Bird's-Eye View of Peshtigo

Date: September 1871
Description: Bird's-eye view of Peshtigo, before it was destroyed by fire on the night of October 8, 1871.
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Survivors with Peshtigo Fire Historic Marker

Date: October 07 1951
Description: A group of survivors of the Peshtigo Fire of 1871 are gathered in front of the Peshtigo Fire historical marker. The marker dedication coincided with the 80...
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Peshtigo Schoolhouse

Date: 1871
Description: Photographic print of a wood engraving of a schoolhouse and children in Peshtigo. From the book "Sketch of the Great Fire In Peshtigo."
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Peshtigo Fire Cemetery Official Marker

Date: March 29 1951
Description: Indoor group portrait of men posed with the Wisconsin Official Marker. From left to right on either side of the marker are: Clifford Lord, Secretary of Sit...

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