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It is called the "Peshtigo Fire,"
but it wasn't just the
village of Peshtigo that was affected. (See
map.) The fire covered about 2,400 square miles, or 1.5
million acres in Wisconsin and Upper Michigan. At the same time,
forest fires also ravaged vast areas of Lower Michigan as well.
becomes available and time permits, I will create separate
sections devoted to each of the communities that suffered losses
in the great fire. If you have any data to contribute, feel free