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Peshtigo Fire - Area of Impact

Peshtigo Fire - Area of Impact American History Disasters Tragedies and Triumphs Nineteenth Century Life Geography

A massive fire in Peshtigo, Wisconsin "jumped" over water causing damage even in Door County.  This map depicts the extent of the fire and shows where the "firestorm" was located in the town of Peshtigo.

Areas north of Peshtigo were also impacted, such as Sugar Bush and Birch Creek. 


Media Credits

Map of areas impacted by the Peshtigo fire, online courtesy Wisconsin Historical Society.

 

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