Great Fire in Chicago (21 words)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 8 October, the Great Fire began to burn through Chicago. The fire lasted three days and destroyed much of the city.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Great Fire in Chicago". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5971, accessed 10 December 2016.]