The Peshtigo Fire - Deana C. Hipke This is an excellent comprehensive site covering many aspects of the fire up to the present time. Very informative and easy to use.
The Great Peshtigo Fire: An Eyewitness Account by Reverend Peter Pernin - from the Wisconsin Magazine of History 1971
Excerpt from: The Great Peshtigo Fire: An Eyewitness Account second edition, by Reverend Peter Pernin
of Heroism and Tragedy
- By Kim Estep, Green Bay Press-Gazette
A survivor of the calamitous fire of October 8, 1871,
recounts the anguish and the heroism of the populace
of Peshtigo and the neighboring Sugarbush.