Peshtigo Fire Survivors

© Photographed July 25, 2015
Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin
45.055707,-87.753387
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PORTERFIELD
Peshtigo Fire Survivors
Pioneers of Rawnsville
1871

The photos are located at the Peshtigo Fire Museum at 400 Oconto Avenue, Peshtigo, Wisconsin 54157.

 Construction Crew - a building bee from Porterfield Lumber Camp.
The Home - was set up in one day on the Felch homestead.
Area - to early pioneers, the area was known as Rawnsville,
later called Walsh, now Township of Porterfield, Wisconsin.
1871 - 1906  Travellers in area were sent here for lodging.

Mr. Christian Prohl
Fire Survivor
Donated by Mrs. Veit
Marinette, WI
No. 1299


Mrs. Christian Prohl
Fire Survivor
Donated by Mrs. Veit
Marinette, WI
No. 1300

Mrs. Brouette, survivor of the Peshtigo Fire
Daughter Christine married August Archambault, who was
Mrs. Norman Langell's grandmother. This picture was taken
in Minnie Bandow Sutherland's home
Donated by Mrs. Edmond Dupus

Judge F. J. Bartels supervised the relief distribution center at
Peshtigo after the fire. He lost his general merchandise store and
personal property in the fire. He later became Marinette County Judge.

 The photos are located inside the Peshtigo Fire Museum.


The mural is located at the Peshtigo Fire Museum in Peshtigo, Wisconsin.

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