Peshtigo Fire


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, city (1990 pop. 3,154), Marinette co., NE Wis., on the Peshtigo River 6 mi (9.7 km) inland from its mouth on Green Bay; inc. 1903. Located in a dairying and lumbering region, the city is a resort town that also produces paper, transportation equipment, laminated
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The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 is lost somewhere in history even though it is still listed among America's top ten worst natural disasters.
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