• P.O. Drawer 76, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
  • (301) 876-3454

Preserving the Perishable: Remembering the Forgotten Fire of Peshtigo

Preserving the Perishable: Remembering the Forgotten Fire of Peshtigo
With fire prevention week upon us, our minds naturally turn to the Great Chicago Fire, and with good reason, not only because Fire Prevention week got its start in memory of the Great Chicago Fire, but also just by the sheer massive size of the conflagration and the destruction it caused. Following a lengthy drought and supported by very strong win...
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  • The National Fire Heritage Center
  • Physical Address: 17701 Creamery Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
    Mailing Address: P.O. Drawer 76, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727
  • Phone: (301) 876-3454