Category Archives: firehouses

Dover plaque dedication was a blast

I found an account in the November 24, 1907 York Gazette of the original dedication of the Civil War plaque that is now in front of the Dover Fire Company. I checked to see if friend and Civil War expert … Continue reading

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York firemen disagreement settled by Mayor Loucks

Fire engines are still eye catching, but so were the colorful horse-drawn fire apparatus and the beautiful horses that pulled them. A short article from the August 24, 1894 York Daily tells the tale of two proud York fire companies, … Continue reading

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York Fire Truck Building Built in Street

Rex and Laurel Fire Companies You think traffic gets obstructed today by double parking and delivery vehicles? At least no one, as far as I know, has constructed a building smack dab on the street since 1908. How did the … Continue reading

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