“The Peshtigo Fire” Presented by Barb Chisholm  

Title: “The Peshtigo Fire” Presented by Barb Chisholm
Location: Heritage Village at Big Creek in the Collins Center
Description: The Peshtigo Fire was a forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871 in Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was a The Peshtigo Fire was a forest fire that took place on October 8, 1871 in Peshtigo, Wisconsin. It was a firestorm that caused the most deaths by fire in United States history. The fire was so intense it jumped several miles over the waters of Green Bay and burned parts of the Door Peninsula, as well as jumping the Peshtigo River itself to burn on both sides of the inlet town. Barb Chisholm presents this program in character as if she had been there. The is beautifully and emotionally charged program.
Start Time: 14:00
Date: 2013-10-06

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