Great events that happened in a barn: Great Chicago Fire

2017-01-08T11:38:41-05:00January 17th, 2017|Great events that happened in a barn, History|

You’ve probably heard the story of the great Chicago Fire of 1871. Legend has it that a cow in the barn of Patrick and Catherine O’Leary kicked over a lantern and ignited the blaze. Two days later up to 300 people were dead, 17,450 buildings were destroyed and 100,000 people were homeless in the fire [...]