Everyone knows about the Great Chicago Fire. But not the GREAT Peshtigo Fire that killed over 800 people. And it was the same day.
This museum is FREE and a GEM. They did a terrific job telling the story and if your into antiques, you...更多
This museum hadn't been part of our original plan but we decided to stop since we were driving by. This museum was fascinating. There was a gentleman volunteer for the museum telling the history of the fire. The displays and history were most interesting.
Lots of stuff to see in this museum. Our guide was Pauline and she knew quite a bit about the fire and trivia about the people that lived in the area at the time of the fire. Some actual artifacts from the fire. Also the...更多
The Peshtigo Fire Museum, which is housed in a former church, has many artifacts from the period that are interesting. There are two movies available to sit and watch about the local people, and the forest fires that occurred at the same time as the...更多
If you are interested in the Chicago Fire, Peshtigo Fire, and the half-dozen or so that occurred in Michigan all on the same night, this is a must-see. While there are only a few items that are actually from the Great Peshtigo Fire, the museum...更多
Relics, pictures and news articles tell the astounding story of the 1871 Peshtigo fire, the same day as the more famous Chicago fire, in which at least nine times as many people perished. State officials in Madison did not even learn of the fire until...更多
The volunteers go out of their way to help visitors understand what happened on the night of October 8, 1871. There are some artifacts from the fire, but remember that the city was destroyed, there is not much. However, there are letters, stories, pictures, books,...更多
Even though I have lived in the area many years, I had never taken the time to visit the Peshtigo Fire museum. I found they have a wonderful collection of items mainly from the late 1800's to the early 1900's.I enjoyed my visit