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Monroe in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stepney Fire House #1

 
 
Stepney Fire House #1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
1. Stepney Fire House #1 Marker
Inscription.
Stepney
1916
Stepney Fire House #1
The first volunteer fire company in Monroe included 45 men. The group’s 1st fire truck was purchased 2nd hand from a Bridgeport fire-fighting company with money raised in part from the proceeds of the annual firemen’s “karnival.”
Stepney Heritage Trail – The Sippin Family
 
Erected by The Save Our Stepney Task Force.
 
Location. 41° 18.044′ N, 73° 15.072′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Connecticut Route 25) and Mill Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Located in front of Stepney Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe CT 06468, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stepney Schoolhouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Bridgeport / Newtown Turnpike (approx. 1.2 miles away); Birdsey’s Plain / Stepney Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Birdsey’s Plain Stepney Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Original Bell of Stepney Baptist Church
The Stepney Volunteer Fire Dept. and Stepney Fire House #1 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, December 8, 2009
2. The Stepney Volunteer Fire Dept. and Stepney Fire House #1 Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Birdsey’s Plain Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Monroe World War I Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Burr Hawley & Burritt General Store (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
 
Also see . . .  The Stepney Fire House #1. (Submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroes
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 915 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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