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Lewis Tompkins Hose Company

 
 
Lewis Tompkins Hose Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
1. Lewis Tompkins Hose Company Marker
Inscription.  

Originally constructed for the

Lewis Tompkins Hose Company
1890

The restoration of this firehouse is
dedicated to the officers and members,
past and present, who have selflessly
volunteered their time and energy in
service to the Beacon community.


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 41° 30.503′ N, 73° 58.547′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Cross Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 162 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. Robert Cramer (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Beacon (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Margaret Fuller (about 500 feet away); Burial Site (approx. ¼ mile away); William Few (approx. ¼ mile away); Fishkill Landing (approx. half a
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mile away); City of Beacon (approx. half a mile away); City of Beacon Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lewis Tompkins Hose Company No. 1 Firehouse. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on April 14, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. Beacon Engine Company No. 1 Firehouse - National Archives. National Register of Historic Places documentation (Submitted on January 25, 2024, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Former Lewis Tompkins Hose Company Fire House and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
2. Former Lewis Tompkins Hose Company Fire House and Marker
Tales of Two Cities Audio Adventure Tour Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
3. Tales of Two Cities Audio Adventure Tour Marker
Story #18 relates to the Beacon Fire Dept; call to find out more
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2024. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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