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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Evening With History: Winecoff Fire

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February 7, 2020

CONTACT: Anna Monroe


MARIETTA - Please join the Marietta Museum of History for our Evening With History: Winecoff Fire to be held in the Virginia Tumlin Community Room. Author, Chet Wallace, will be returning to present his research on the deadliest hotel fire in the nation. This 1946 Atlanta tragedy is one many Cobb Countians still remember today. 

When: February 10th, 2020


Where: Marietta Museum of History

1 Depot Street, Marietta, GA 30060

Cost: $5 for not yet members and free for Museum members. Museum members also receive a 20% discount in the Museum Store.

The Museum uses ordinary objects to tell the extraordinary stories of Marietta and Cobb County. Galleries and exhibits cover topics such as military history, home life throughout the centuries, technology, and local businesses from our past. Current temporary exhibits include: The Man with the Camera: Photographs by Raymond T. Burford, open till Aug. 2020 and Made by Her Hands: The Beauty, Warmth and Stories of Local Quilting. 

To find out more, call 770-794-5710 or visit

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