Mask Image 1

Join Pressible, a link to sign up for Pressible

Learning at the Library

Contact | Feed RSS Icon

Recent Contributors

Related Topics

Related Tags

Great Chicago Fire RSS Icon

1 posts
1 authors
2 categories

Home Fortitude 

Built in 1870, our house survived the Great Chicago Fire. She witnessed from her large bay windows the greedy flames devouring our town after Bessie, the cow, kicked over the lantern in the O’Leary’s barn. Just how close she was in her infancy, I could never be sure, but the sight and smell must have …

Posted 85 months ago by

1 Comment(s):

Recent Posts in Great Chicago Fire

Recent Comments on Great Chicago Fire