Historic 1880 Fire Guided Walking Tours

Contact Info

Name: Ana Olp
Phone: 9204371840
Email: [email protected]


440 S. Washington St,, Green Bay Wisconsin, 54301 - 440 S. Washington St

Join author, fire fighter, and amateur historian, David Siegel on an exciting tour about the 1880 fire throughout Green Bay.

Starting at the origin site of the fire, David will guide you along the footsteps of the people and through places that were involved in the destructive fire of 1880. Hear about the how the fire broke loose and came to be locally known, as the Great Fire of 1880.


May 14th, 1pm

May 22nd, 1pm

May 28th, 1pm

A copy David’s book, Forces of Change can also be purchased on the tour.

Walk takes place outside, rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

For more information call/email:

Phone: 920-437-1840

Email: [email protected]

Brown County Historical Society

Our Mission: To preserve, present, and share the heritage of Brown County history through preservation activities, exhibitions, educational programs, and events.

The Brown County Historical Society was officially founded as the Green Bay Historical Society on October 21, 1899 by a dedicated group of local historians. Throughout its long history, BCHS members have been active in preserving historic buildings, conducting research, providing information to the public, and stimulating interest in the complex multi-cultural heritage of the area.

Today the Society is as vital as ever. Its projects include advocacy for historical preservation, educational outreach, publications, operation of a historic house museum, and as a historical resource to the community.

The Brown County Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization funded primarily through membership dues and donations from individuals, businesses and foundations. We receive no governmental support.

Gifts to the Brown County Historical Society are tax-deductible as allowed by law. New members are always welcome. Monetary and in-kind donations are appreciated.