Inferno!: The 1883 Milwaukee Newhall House Fire
Author and Milwaukee native, Matthew J Prigge, will be presenting a discussion of his book, Damn the Old Tinderbox!: Milwaukee’s Palace of the West and the Fire that Defined an Era. The novel is the gripping tale of one of the Gilded Age’s forgotten calamities, a fire that remains among the deadliest unsolved arsons in American history, and a significant chapter in both the history of Milwaukee and the Midwest. Mr. Prigge—a freelance author, historian, and host of the radio program, “What Made Milwaukee Famous” will be appearing at Manitowoc Public Library to discuss his book on Thursday, February 27, from 6 to 7:30 PM. Admission is FREE!!!
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