Peshtigo

Words on Weather & Climate — October 7, 2010

October 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Peshtigo Horror by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist Peshtigo is a small town in northeastern Wisconsin about 50 miles north of Green Bay. Most people have likely not heard of Peshtigo, but on the night of October 8, 1871, it was in the middle of the deadliest fire in United States history. Very little news of this horrible event spread across [...]