Map Of Chicago Showing The Burnt District (1871)
|Author:||GW and CB Colton and Co|
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|Source:||Rumsey Map Collection|
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That goddamn fire must've been one hell of a big deal, for all the maps it spawned. The only other non-war disaster that I can think of spawning as many maps is the 1906 SF earthquake.
For more map resources and imagery from this period in Chicago's history, check out the Illinois State Historical Society's website.