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Waffle House: Historic Landmark?!?

Was it a stop on the Underground Railroad? No…OK…

ts-whlogo2There is an application before the DeKalb Historical Preservation Committee to make the Waffle House in metro Atlanta a historical landmark. That particular Waffle House is no longer a working restaurant; it’s been turned into a museum.

I can’t say for sure if I’ve ever eaten at a Waffle House. If I have, I was probably drunk or hungover. When I think of someplace being an historical landmark, a place like the Waffle House doesn’t come to mind. I think Jim Gaffigan sums up what I expect from the Waffle House best.


April 14, 2009 - Posted by | News You May or May Not Use | , ,


  1. hahaha, Keebs, that video was PERFECT!

    Comment by AdmittedlyAddicted | April 14, 2009 | Reply

  2. “a gas station that sells waffles”. Yeah, that pretty much sums it up.

    I love Jim Gaffigan.

    Comment by blah | April 14, 2009 | Reply

  3. i love the subcaption.

    it’s like, 40 acres, a mule, and a waffle, smothered and covered!

    Comment by DonnaMartin | April 14, 2009 | Reply

  4. I hadn’t even noticed the subcaption! Hhhahahaha!

    Ahh, yes. Many an abolitionist passed on the secret “Waffle House station” on the freedom trail via homemade quilts that featured the follwing symbol:

    A log cabin quilt block, bordered by stylized forks and trucker hats.

    Comment by SeaKat | April 14, 2009 | Reply

  5. LOL.

    (and i don’t “LOL” in public.)

    Comment by DonnaMartin | April 14, 2009 | Reply

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