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Neptune Fire Co

Neptune Fire Co


Neptune Fire Co

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Formerly 323 Upper 2nd, originally 19 S 2nd St
Evansville, IN

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1846 Firehouse is built
1859 Becomes Steam Fire Co No 1
1867 Fire station moves to new location
1880s/1920? razed


2nd St near Locust / between Main and Locust
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.969711
Longitude: -87.572915
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2 stories high 19'9" w x 40' l



Neptune Fire Engine & Hose Co built c1846 Served upper district 1 (Main SE) was on NE corner of public square also called 2nd St Engine House

House given to Steam Fire Co No. 1 1859. Neptune found themselves without an engine house and disbanded Oct 1859,

The new Niagara Hose Co shared building from 1860 until it disbanded 1864

Feb 1866 sold to Elizabeth Ehrman (priv residence?) stayed there until new house completed in city building jan 1867 no 1 when no 2 added 1865

ehrman and herr homeopathic physicians and surgeons 1866-7 cd later ehrman only 1868-9 - 1879 cd egan J H physician and surgeon 1881 cd (ernst dies c1880) hutchinson F dentist 1882 cd

same building in 1880s? later site of cortland apts

See also Government / Civic Downtown district

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