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Hose Company Number 4

 
 
Hose Company Number 4 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 30, 2015
1. Hose Company Number 4 Marker
Inscription. Built in 1884, this building became home of “Columbia Hose Company Number 4”, chartered April 2, 1894. It is the oldest surviving structure of the 7 volunteer companies organized in Eureka between 1873 and 1908. Original building had 2 rooms, combined office and sleeping apartment, the other for a hose cart. The company had 25 active members.

Dedicated
June 29, 1997
Grand Parlor
Native Sons of the Golden West
Jesse M. Garcia, Grand President

 
Erected 1997 by Native Sons of the Golden West Grand Parlor.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 40° 48.343′ N, 124° 9.407′ W. Marker is in Eureka, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and O Street, on the left when traveling east on 3rd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 3rd Street, Eureka CA 95501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Carson House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Samuel W. McFarland Block (approx. ¼ mile away); The Josiah Gregg Expedition
Hose Company Number 4 - Mural on West Side of Building image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 30, 2015
2. Hose Company Number 4 - Mural on West Side of Building
(approx. 0.3 miles away); N.S.G.W. Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buhne Building (approx. half a mile away); Eureka City Hall (approx. half a mile away); Arkley Center for the Performing Arts (approx. half a mile away); Oberon (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Eureka.
 
More about this marker. The building is located right next to the Humboldt County Library.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Hose Company Number 4 Firehouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 30, 2015
3. Hose Company Number 4 Firehouse and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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