A town in northern Wisconsin
, near the north shore of Lake Michigan
's Green Bay
. Noted for being completely destroyed by the deadliest forest fire
in American history
; some 1200 people were killed
of the disaster
was slow to emerge and little noted in the rest of the nation
, since the tragedy took place on October 8, 1871
were full of news of the Chicago Fire
just 200 miles to the south.
Also, the name of a band of Menominee who settled in the area.