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GWTW memorabilia lost in fire

Pieces of history were destroyed in a fire as "Gone With the Wind" items were ruined by fire and/or water in Henry County.

The blaze broke out before midnight Thursday at Hudson Self Storage on Hudson Bridge Road near I-75.

Several storage units were heavily damaged, including a 20-by-12 foot storage bay leased by the Clayton County Convention and Visitor's Bureau.

Inside that unit was “highly, highly collectible” Gone With the Wind memorabilia from the Road to Tara museum, said Frenda Turner, a vice president with the Clayton County Convention and Visitors Bureau, who came to the fire scene Friday to survey the damage.

Turner said that items not currently on display at the Jonesboro museum were stored at the facility.

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VietVet1 2 years, 5 months ago

Sad - so a fire proof storage locker was too costly?

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Sister_Ruby 2 years, 5 months ago

coachjohnson should be questioned..................just sayin.....

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