Such a Sight: Fire and Prairie Identity
Journal or Book Title
Symphony in the Flint Hills Field Journal
There were (and are) many ways to see a prairie fire—both literally and figuratively. Nineteenth-century tallgrass prairie dwellers, for instance, saw them in every conceivable manner–the flames crawling across the landscape during light winds and racing across it during gales.
Courtwright, Julie, "Such a Sight: Fire and Prairie Identity" (2014). History Publications. 101.