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  1. #1
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    Default Study Club Fire on 9/20/1929 where was it on East Vernor?

    I was looking at Wikipedia today and there was a page about the Beverly Hill Club fire in Kentucky that happened on this date in 1977. A list of other night club fires were at the bottom, and one was the Study Club fire.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Study_Club_fire

    I was wondering if anyone knew where this was located on East Vernor and/or had any new info.

    Thanks!

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    According to the Detroit News Archives it was located at 65 E. Vernor I think it was which would put it near downtown . Here's a photo #7 or # 8

    http://multimedia.detnews.com/pix/ph...ep/index7.html

    Here's the archive site
    http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll...tegory=METRO07
    Last edited by Wingnatic; May-28-11 at 06:47 PM.

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    65 E. Vernor would have been between Woodward and John R. The Fisher Fwy. (I-75) has been there since the late '60s.

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