Posts tagged with "Winecoff"

Fire Proof: 67 years later, woman keeps grandfather’s story alive

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 9, 2013

They said the Winecoff Hotel in Atlanta wouldn’t burn. They called it fire proof. On Dec. 7, 1946, it became the scene of the deadliest hotel fire in U.S. history. The fire killed 119 people, many of them guests who had come to Atlanta for conferences and Christmas shopping. The public reaction to one man’s […]

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