Father Peter Pernin

Father Peter Pernin American History Disasters Social Studies Nineteenth Century Life Tragedies and Triumphs

This wood engraving of Father Peter Pernin depicts how he appeared in 1874, the year he wrote his eyewitness account about the great Peshtigo fire.

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Image online from a reprint of Father Pernin's book - The Great Peshtigo Fire:  An Eyewitness Account - from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin (1971). Copyright, 1971, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, all rights reserved.  Image provided here as fair use for educational purposes.


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