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When Shaw returned to his lumber mill after the winter, he discovered that the Indians had burned it down.
When did Wisconsin reach its peak in the lumber harvest?
How were the logs transported to the sawmills in the 19th century?
Because of the large-scale harvesting, what happened to Wisconsin's pine forests?
1911: The first Indianapolis 500 race is held.
1922: The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. is dedicated.
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