Washington Fire Company

Washington Fire Company (HM9T6)

Location: Savannah, GA 31401 Chatham County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 4.691', W 81° 5.121'

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No. 9

— 1847 — —— — 1875 —

Located at this site, the volunteerWashington Fire Company No.9,provided fire protection to Washington and adjacent wards for 24 years. The top of a cistern visible 20 feet northserved as a water reservoir for thefire apparatus. The men of theWashington fire company werememorialized by the placement of this cornerstone at Fire Station No. 1 which was built at 522 East Broughton Street in 1878.This was Savannah's first Municipal Fire Station which was demolished in 1962.

Dedicated to
The Brave Fireman of Fire Station No.1
Who also served as mentors and role models for the youth of the
"Old Fort" section of Savannah
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HM NumberHM9T6
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByCity of Savannah
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 491945 N 3549104
Decimal Degrees32.07818333, -81.08535000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.691', W 81° 5.121'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 41.46" N, 81° 5' 7.26" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 26 Houston St, Savannah GA 31401, US
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