Great Fire in Chicago

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Literary/ Cultural Context Note


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

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Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Great Fire in Chicago". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
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