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Mount Holly in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fire Company

 
 
Fire Company Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
1. Fire Company Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1752, The Relief Fire Co. is the oldest active volunteer company in the nation. Fire House Is On Premises
 
Location. 39° 59.558′ N, 74° 47.104′ W. Marker is in Mount Holly, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Pine Street and Church Street, on the right when traveling north on Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Pine Street, Mount Holly NJ 08060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History Millstone Park (within shouting distance of this marker); John Woolman’s Tailor Shop & 2nd Friends Meeting House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Calvert’s Hardware Store (about 700 feet away); Girard House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grist Mill Stone (approx. ¼ mile away); Shinn-Curtis Log House (approx. ¼ mile away); The Battle of Iron Works Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Ironworks Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Holly.
 
Also see . . .  Mount Holly Fire Department history. (Submitted on September 7, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNotable Buildings
 
Fire Company Marker and The Original Restored Firehouse image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
2. Fire Company Marker and The Original Restored Firehouse
Oldest Firehouse in U.S.A. The original house of the Britanna Fire Co. of Bridgetown, org. July 11, 1752. Changed to Mount Holly Fire Co. April 7, 1787; changed to Relief Fire Co. May 9, 1805.
Relief Fire Company image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
3. Relief Fire Company
Fire Company Museum image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
4. Fire Company Museum
Museum, original fire company building, marker, current Relief Fire Company building image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, September 6, 2010
5. Museum, original fire company building, marker, current Relief Fire Company building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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