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    The Legacy of the Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire

    Presented by at Old South Meeting House

    November 11, 2010

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    The Legacy of the Cocoanut Grove Nightclub Fire

    On November 28, 1942, a vibrant and popular nightclub turned into a horrifying inferno from a fast-moving and searing fire that left nearly 500 people dead. The personal stories that emerged from this tragic event shocked the nation and led to sweeping changes in fire regulations, emergency procedures, and medicine. Casey Grant, research director of the Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection...

    On November 28, 1942, a vibrant and popular nightclub turned into a horrifying inferno from a fast-moving and searing fire that left nearly 500 people dead. The personal stories that emerged from this tragic event shocked the nation and led to sweeping changes in fire regulations, emergency procedures, and medicine. Casey Grant, research director of the Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association and expert on the Cocoanut Grove fire, will examine the impact and legacy of this fire. We invite those who have been personally affected by this fire to join us. For more information, please contact Robin DeBlosi at Old South Meeting House, at rdeblosi@osmh.org or (617) 482-6439.


    Old South Meeting House

    310 Washington Street
    Boston, MA 02108

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