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Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library

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707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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February 2020

Inferno!: The 1883 Milwaukee Newhall House Fire

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Balkansky Room, Manitowoc Public Library, 707 Quay Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220 United States
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Admission is FREE!!!

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…

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