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Tue, December 12 2017 at 7:00 PM
History from the Ashes
speaker: Ben Kemper

A forty minute retelling of the story of the Big Burn of 1910, the largest recorded blaze in American history.  A fire that destroyed three million acres, six towns, and 87 lives, the Big Burn shaped Idaho history and the aims of the U.S. Forest Service.  Its effects are still felt today.

sponsor: Meadows Valley Public Library
contact: Audrey Crogh
phone: (208) 347-3147
location: Meadows Valley Public Library, Idaho Room, 400 Virginia St., New Meadowns, ID
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