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THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
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The Peshtigo Fire


Hundreds rushed to the Peshtigo River in an
attempt to escape from impending flames.
 
 

Click Here to View More images from the Great Peshtigo Fire

The Peshtigo Fire Museum

I Promise you a home
Even flames couldn't chase away his dream

On the Wings of Fire
 

Take A Look Back Into
Peshtigo's History

Remembering the Peshtigo Fire

Here's your chance to view accounts from early life at the Peshtigo Harbor
to death in the ashes of America's most disastrous forest fire of Oct. 8,
1871 that claimed more than 1,200 area lives.

  • Learn about Peshtigo's early lumbering days.
  • Visit the Peshtigo Fire Museum.
  • Read about Peshtigo's entrepreneurs.
  • Learn about Peshtigo's early settlers.
  • Read fire survivors' harrowing accounts of their escape from the flames.
  • View lists of those consumed by the October 1871 blaze.
  • Tour one of Peshtigo's early lumber mills.
  • See newly discovered pictures taken of Peshtigo's destitute days directly after the fire.
  • View a Bible believed to have been scorched in the Peshtigo blaze.


All this and much more is included in Remembering the Peshtigo Fire
Order yours today!

Also available from the Peshtigo Times

I Lived at Peshtigo Harbor
an 80-page book by F.C. Burke who tells the history of an early-day
sawmill village.

Burning Bush
a 140-page book by Alice Judy Behrend who tells the stories of various
fire survivors. It also includes Many Rivers to Cross, which contains
various information about Wisconsin Civil War companies and veterans.

I Lived at Peshtigo Harbor $13
Remembering the Peshtigo Fire $10.50
Burning Bush $13
All Three Publications $30.95
(price includes shipping and handling fees)

Mail a check or money order to Peshtigo Times, PO Box 187, Peshtigo WI 54157
or
E-mail credit card (Visa or Mastercard) information and address to
fireissue@PeshtigoTimes.net
or
Order by phone at 715-582-4541



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