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Columbia Fire Company

 
 
Columbia Fire Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pope, July 24, 2022
1. Columbia Fire Company Marker
Inscription.  The Columbia Fire Company organized on July 4, 1796. On February 27, 1806, they purchased their first fire engine for $150. In 1814, the company reorganized with 58 members enrolled.
 
Erected by Columbia Economic Development Corporation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public Work. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1796.
 
Location. 40° 1.899′ N, 76° 30.165′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Locust Street, 0.1 miles west of S Third St, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 268 Locust St, Columbia PA 17512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Zeamer's Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Schroeder & Hinkle Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Central National Bank of Columbia (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 'Squire Stover (about 300 feet away);
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Odd Fellows Hall (about 400 feet away); First National Bank (about 500 feet away); First National Bank Museum (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Columbia Fire Company Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pope, July 24, 2022
2. Columbia Fire Company Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2022, by William Pope of Marietta, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2022, by William Pope of Marietta, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 24, 2024