Supper Club Fire Memorial

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

A Cincinnati attorney has donated the full amount for putting up a historical marker at the spot of a 1977 disaster in northern Kentucky.

Stan Chesley represented families of many of the 165 people killed in the fire at the Beverly Hills Supper Club in May 1977.

A woman who began a drive to raise the nearly two-thousand-dollar cost of the marker says she wrote Chesley to see if he could help. She says she was delighted when he came through with all the money.

The two-foot by three-foot dark green, aluminum sign is expected to arrive in several weeks and will be placed downhill from where the nightclub was located.

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