History Stories
CATEGORY: Fire
The Forgotten Fire That Leveled New York
March 21, 2018

The Great Fire of 1835 destroyed nearly 700 buildings. Read More

The Firewood Shortage That Helped Give Birth to America
November 14, 2017

It was cheap, abundant, and unlimited…or so colonists thought. Read More

Why America’s Deadliest Wildfire Is Largely Forgotten Today
August 4, 2017

In 1871, the Wisconsin town of Peshtigo burned to the ground. But you probably don’t know about it. Read More