Great Fire of 1917

Every city seems to have their story of a great fire, and Atlanta is no different. In 1917, over the course of 10 hours, we would lose 73 square blocks, more than 300 acres, 1938 buildings and 1900 homes. 10,000 Atlantans were homeless, which was 5% of the city’s population. 

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