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Las Vegas in San Miguel County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

E. Romero Hose & Fire Co.

1909

 
 
E. Romero Hose & Fire Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 20, 2013
1. E. Romero Hose & Fire Co. Marker
Inscription.
Design by E.W. Hart ē Built by M. M. Sundt

Named for Las Vegasís first mayor, merchant, and benefactor, Don Eugenio Romero. The Fire Company was formed in 1882 and continued in service as a volunteer organization until 2003. Throughout that period, the Company had only six Fire Chiefs.
 
Erected by Las Vegas Citizenís Committee for Historic Preservation.
 
Location. 35° 35.585′ N, 105° 13.525′ W. Marker is in Las Vegas, New Mexico, in San Miguel County. Marker is on Bridge Street east of the Plaza, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 Bridge St, Las Vegas NM 87701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isidor Sternís “Famous” Dry Good Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); YMCA Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dr. Meta L.Christy (approx. ĺ mile away); Engine No. 1129 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Las Vegas (approx. 2.3 miles away); Hogbacks (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Las Vegas.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
E. Romero Hose & Fire Co. image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 20, 2013
2. E. Romero Hose & Fire Co.
Markers can be seen to the right of the doors.
Older Marker Above This Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 20, 2013
3. Older Marker Above This Marker
“E. Romero Hose & Fire Co., Founded — 1882. Named in honor of Hon. Eugenio Romero, Las Vegas N.M.”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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