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Reverend Peter Pernin was the parish priest for Peshtigo and nearby Marinette, whose churches burned to the ground. He published his account of the fire in 1874. The late William Converse Haygood served as editor of the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" from 1957 to 1975. He prepared this version of Father Pernin's account on the occasion of the Peshtigo Fire's centennial in 1971. Foreword writer Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at Arizona State University in Tempe and author of numerous books on wildland fire, including "Fire in America."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780870203107
ISBN-10: 087020310X
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 4mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: University of Wisconsin Press
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 31-May-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Peter Pernin

Reverend Peter Pernin wasthe parish priest for Peshtigo and nearby Marinette, whose churches burned to the ground. He published his account of the fire in 1874. The late William Converse Haygood served as editor of the "Wisconsin Magazine of History" from 1957 to 1975. He prepared this version of Father Pernin's account on the occasion of the Peshtigo Fire's centennial in 1971. Foreword writer Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at Arizona State University in Tempe and author of numerous books on wildland fire, including "Fire in America.""