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Phoenix Fire Co

Phoenix Fire Co


Phoenix Fire Co

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Evansville, IN

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1846 Firehouse is built
1854 Becomes Young America Fire Co
1859 Becomes Washington Fire Co
c1873 razed


Vine between 1st and 2nd
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.971787
Longitude: -87.574994
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2 stories high 20'6" w x 40' l



Phoenix Fire Engine & Hose Co buil Served lower district 2 (Main NW) was on NE corner of public square

Disbanded c1854 and given to Young America Fire Co

Young American disbanded Jun 1859 and given to Washington Fire Co in Nov

Washington Fire Co disbanded 1861 and later sold to Joseph Elliott march 1863

west corner of custom house square. gone by 1910 razed when post office built? 1873

See also Government / Civic Downtown district

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