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Map Depicting the Burnt Area of the Chicago Fire

Map Depicting the Burnt Area of the Chicago Fire American History Famous Historical Events Social Studies STEM Tragedies and Triumphs Nineteenth Century Life Geography

The Great Fire of Chicago, in October of 1871, destroyed the city's business district.  This map depicts the area of greatest devastation - about three square miles in the area known today as "The Loop."


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Map online, courtesy U.S. Library of Congress.

 

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