Peshtigo, Wisconsin: Great Peshtigo Fire Museum and Mass Grave

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Peshtigo Fire Museum

Address:
400 Oconto Ave., Peshtigo, WI
Directions:
Peshtigo Fire Museum. From US-41 coming from the south, turn left on Ellis Avenue. The museum is at the corner of Ellis and Oconto with the cemetery adjacent. Several signs in the town point the way.
Hours:
Museum: May-Oct. daily 10-4 (Call to verify)
Phone:
715-582-3244
Admission:
Free, donations welcome.
RA Rates:
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Peshtigo Fire.

Great Peshtigo Fire Museum and Mass Grave
America's most horrible forest fire was bad enough, but it happened on the same night as another fire that grabbed all the headlines. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [04/30/2008]

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Great Peshtigo Fire Museum and Mass Grave

Free to get in but donations are accepted. A great place to stop (right off HWY 41) for an hour to explore the cemetery and museum. A great piece of forgotten American history. [Adam Limpert, 06/23/2017]

Yes, the Fire Museum is in an old church.

Peshtigo Fire Museum

Museum remembering America's most disastrous forest fire.

[M. Wood, 06/29/2010]

And yes, the Great Peshtigo Fire Museum is in an old church.

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