Even buildings that claimed to be fire proof were destroyed. The fire killed hundreds of people and destroyed almost the entire city. Even though the fire was one of the largest disasters in U.S history, Chicago reborn from the ashes and build again making the city one of the most
The Great Chicago Fire Fire is really dangerous and strong especially when put next to something that can catch on fire. On October 8 to October 10, in 1871, a big fire happen in Chicago that really took a toll in Chicago. The fire last around 2 to 3 days leaving Chicago in flames and thick black smoke ( Billings,et al. PG 146-147 ). Most likely the dry weather and the buildings that was mostly made out of wood started the fire.
After watching the movie, “The Return of Cuyahoga River” I was blown away by all of the history, facts, ignorance, and activism displayed in this film. There was so much information packed into this documentary. Information about this 100-mile long river that curves north and then south as it u’s along Lake Erie, and how in “1827 U.S. citizens changed the Cuyahoga River for the first time.” It was originally a swampy marsh infested with mosquitos and caused problems for the city of Cleveland Ohio. Cleveland was a small lazy town until the mouth of the river was widened by humans allowing for mercantile boats to pass by their town.
Located in a historic Civil War era grist mill by the river, the Brandywine River Museum is home to native artists and much more. Here you can see some of the best American realism painting by Andrew Wyeth, his father N. C. Wyeth who was a renown children 's illustrator, and another family member, Jamie Wyeth.
On February 26, 1972 the Buffalo creek community was destroyed by a terrible flood. The flood caused many tears, pain and death. In the blink of an eye, people’s lives completely changed; lives were lost, houses were gone and families were destroyed.
8. Lake of the Ozarks The Lake of the Ozarks is a reservoir in central Missouri with a surface area of 54,000 acres and 1,150 miles of shoreline. The lake 's serpentine form inspired its nickname "The Magic Dragon". Bass Master tournaments and PGA Club Pro Championships have been held here. The lake is 92 miles long and was created when the 2,543-foot Bagnell Dam to provide hydroelectric power, stopping the flow of the Osage River.
I choose the Crystal River State Archaeological State Park in Crystal River , Florida. It is more commonly know as the Indian Burial Mounds. The park itself is in a beautiful location , overlooking the Crystal River on one side and grassy plains on the other side. There is recreational activities in the park as well as the museum. Some of the activities are salt and freshwater fishing , picnicking , bird watching and nature walks. The museum itself features a video about the ancient tribe that once lived there and a collection of artifacts. A few of the artifacts are arrowheads , pottery , jewelry , stone and bone tools. The main attraction of the interior museum is a diorama of a scale model of the site when the Indians lived there .
How Healthy is the Conodoguinet Creek? Member of Enola Community: I have conducted an experiment on whether the Conodoguinet Creek is either polluted or healthy. The Conodoguinet Creek can get polluted by livestock. The livestock could possibly use the creek as a water source or as a restroom.
Have you ever seen a yellow river? Golden river, not so golden after all. In Colorado there was a mine spill in the Animas River that affect many people, animals and their land. The Animas River was polluted with with toxic chemicals that have left an environmental disaster and people can get diseases, from the water, leaving people to wonder if their way of life will ever be the same. The Animas river flowed a yellow color through several states contaminating hundreds of miles of land and the biggest indian reservation in the nation.
From Misfortune to Oregon From around 1811 to 1840, a 2,200-mile trail was made, going from Missouri to Oregon. This trail was made by fur trappers and traders, and would soon be called The Oregon Trail. In 1846, thousands of men, women, and children began traveling to Oregon along this road. They had high hopes of finding fertile land, where they could set up large farms.
In 2015 in the middle of summer there was a conflagration. The conflagration was in a small town of M.T Vernon,Oregon and it burned for days and days. Firefighters tell me that it started because of the conflagration in California it started from the small embers that traveled and landed in a pile of hay,and spread to the dry grass. Sources tell me that it was the biggest conflagration yet. Many homes and crops destroyed.
In the town of Johnstown they had steal industries that were booming, and it gave steady paychecks to the workers who worked really hard and long shifts of 12 hours long 6 days a week. Since the town was in a valley with hills surrounding it, it didn't have much of a chance if a flood ever occurred. But the people of Johnstown had no idea of the risk they were at. There was a man made lake that was held by a dam that was made of earth but it was so poorly built that it sagged in the middle and leaked, and it was not easy to release water if it ever became too full. In late May of 1889 came clouds of rain as it rained it filled up the reservoir.
Fires are raging across New York City the first one was on March 18, 1741, at the governor 's house in Fort George it grew out of control and destroyed both the governor 's house and the church next to it. After that, fires began to spring up across the city. On April 6, four fires broke out and a black man was seen running from the scene of the fire, he was arrested along with 20 others who are thought to have been involved in some way.