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OPEN HOUSE AT FIRE MUSEUM MARCH 27. MUSEUM TO OPEN ON APRIL 6TH FOR THE 2024 SEASON.
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By President Chip Jewell
March 12, 2024

The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum will host an open house on Wednesday, March 27, 2024 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at the museum located at 300B South Seton Av. In Emmitsburg just north of the National Fire Academy.

Several new items will be on display including the “Junior Defender” uniform manikin and the historic original “tin type’ of an actual “Junior Defender. Also on display from the Junior Fire Co. No. 2 that was just added last year is the restored Silsby hand drawn hose reel believed to be the original hose reel for the Juniors 1876 Silsby steam pumper, the first steam pumper in Frederick.

Additionally, the 1919 Ahrens-Fox originally purchased for the United Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 3 now owned by the Gladhill family is still on display.

The Independent Hose Co. No. 1 will have the new CANTEEN 1 on display and providing refreshments.

The Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum is recruiting new members to help maintain staff the museum on weekends and for special openings during the week. Applications are attached. The museum will open for the 2024 season on April 6, 2024 and will be open most weekends until the end of September open from 12-4 each Saturday and Sunday. For more information go to www.frederickmdfiremuseum.org .

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Attachment MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION w header UPDATED April 2019.doc  (104k)
Attachment OPen House 3.27.docx  (91k)
 

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