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Saint Paul in Ramsey County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Freedom House Station 51

 
 
Freedom House Station 51 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
1. Freedom House Station 51 Marker
Inscription.  

In recognition of the innovation and dedication of the Freedom House Ambulance Service, the Saint Paul Fire Department hereby recommissions this station, home of the EMS Academy, as Freedom House Station 51. Freedom House Ambulance Service of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania launched and advanced the first modern ambulance service in the country from 1967-1975. The Saint Paul EMS Academy aspires to continue the Freedom House tradition to provide opportunities for all individuals, advance the emergency medical services profession, and include providers of diverse ethnicity, cultures and language abilities.

April 16, 2012
 
Erected 2012 by Saint Paul Fire Department.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkScience & Medicine. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1968.
 
Location. 44° 56.498′ N, 93° 6.367′ W. Marker is in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in Ramsey County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street West (State Highway 5) and Sherman Street, on the left when traveling west on 7th Street West
Freedom House Station 51 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2014
2. Freedom House Station 51 and Marker
Marker is on the wall near the station entrance.
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 296 7th Street West, Saint Paul MN 55102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Ramsey House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Irvine Park / Irvine Park Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); James J. Hill / The James J. Hill House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Summit–Selby Neighborhood (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of First School Patrol Crossing in the World (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cathedral of Saint Paul Cornerstone (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cathedral of Saint Paul (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Paul.
 
Also see . . .
1. EMS Academy, St. Paul MN. (Submitted on August 29, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Saint Paul Fire Department. (Submitted on August 29, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 381 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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