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Peshtigo Wisconsin

Peshtigo Wisconsin American History Disasters Tragedies and Triumphs Geography

No one knows for sure how the fire in Peshtigo, and its surrounding area, started.  At the time of the inferno, some people speculated that workers, clearing land for railroad tracks, started a fire which somehow got out of control.

This map depicts the general area of the Peshtigo fire. 

 


Media Credits

Map online, courtesy NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) National Weather Service forecast office in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  

 

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