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Nevada City in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2

January 14, 1861

 
 
Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
1. Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 Marker
Inscription. Fire Company formed June 18, 1860 as Eureka Hose No.2 with 34 volunteers. Name changed in August of that year to ‘Pennsylvania Engine’. Construction money raised in 1859 by popular subscription and a grand ball staged by the town’s women. This firehouse has been in continuous use since 1861.
 
Erected 1979 by Nevada City Volunteer Fire Department and Wm. Bull Meek – Wm. Morris Stewart No. 10 E Clampus Vitus – Nevada City, Calif.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 15.786′ N, 121° 1.237′ W. Marker is in Nevada City, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Broad Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 420 Broad Street, Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nevada City Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Nevada Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); 400 Broad Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ten Stamp Mill (about 300 feet away); Pelton Wheel Manufacturing Site
Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 Firehouse image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, December 29, 2006
2. Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 Firehouse
Marker is on the wall to the left of the doors
(about 400 feet away); English and New Salmon Mine Stamp Mill (about 400 feet away); Miners Foundry – Allans Machine Shop (about 400 feet away); Nevada County Traction Company (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada City.
 
Also see . . .  Malakoff - Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2. (Submitted on August 29, 2008.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable Buildings
 
Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2 image. Click for full size.
By Roger Sturtevant, Photographer, April 7, 1934
3. Pennsylvania Engine Co. No. 2
Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress
HABS CAL,29-NEVCI,3-1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on April 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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