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What really happened in Mrs. O'Leary's barn on that autumn night in old Chicago? Although no one knows for sure, what is certain is that someone, or something, started a fire in a load of hay, and the city of Chicago would never be the same. The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 raged for more than 24 hours. It obliterated the downtown and sparked an exodus of residents to the prWhat really happened in Mrs. O'Leary's barn on that autumn night in old Chicago? Although no one knows for sure, what is certain is that someone, or something, started a fire in a load of hay, and the city of Chicago would never be the same. The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 raged for more than 24 hours. It obliterated the downtown and sparked an exodus of residents to the prairies and the lake. The flames grew so hot that they melted iron and marble, and the twisting winds tore the roofs off houses. The individual stories of courage and tragedy recounted by survivors captivated a nation and elicited an outpouring of aid. The stricken city rose again, but the story of its encounter with near extinction remains one of America's defining sagas....

Title : The Great Chicago Fire of 1871
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ISBN : 9780791096383
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 128 Pages
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