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Map Depicting the Path of the 1871 Fires

Map Depicting the Path of the 1871 Fires American History STEM Tragedies and Triumphs Disasters

The Great Fire of 1871 did not just devastate Chicago, although that is the most widely known story.  As this map depicts, the fires of 8-9 October, that year, extended into Wisconsin and Michigan.


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Map of fires, during 8-9 October 1871, online courtesy MSU.

 

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