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Boston in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Fire Company

 
 
First Fire Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. First Fire Company Marker
Inscription. The Boston Valley's first volunteer fire company was organized in 1904. After seeing the futile efforts to battle the disastrous burning of Schunk's Hotel and the Boston Town Hall, Fred Frank rallied the North Boston community to support the formation of a local fire company.
 
Location. 42° 41.11′ N, 78° 46.512′ W. Marker is in Boston, New York, in Erie County. Marker is on Boston State Road (County Route 227) 0.1 miles east of Herman Hill Road (New York State Route 277), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at the old fire hall just east of the terminus of NY Route 391 in the hamlet of North Boston, Town of Boston. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7223 Boston State Road, Hamburg NY 14075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Typhoid Traced to Well (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the John Love Murder (approx. mile away); Home of Tallcut Patchin (approx. 1.7 miles away); West Boston (approx. 2.3 miles away); Boston's First Settler (approx. 2.8 miles away); Erie County (approx. 3 miles away); Anna Mae Bacon Bird Sanctuary (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Village of Hamburg (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Eastward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Eastward
Westward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. Westward
The traffic signal sign is for the intersection and termini of NY routes 391 and 277.
Old Fire Hall and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. Old Fire Hall and Marker
There is a connecting driveway at the rear to the new North Boston Volunteer Fire Co. hall on Herman Hill Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 231 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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