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The Marshfield fire started in the factory owned by William Upham, a future governor of Wisconsin, who was elected in 1894.
What caused the 1887 Marshfield fire?
What other Wisconsin cities had major fires during the nineteenth century?
What were the major businesses in Marshfield in 1887? What are they today?
1847: New York and Boston are linked by telegraph wires.
1957: Hurricane Audrey kills more than 500 people in Louisiana and Texas.
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