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Auburn Volunteer Fire Department Museum - Auburn, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fishingwishing
N 38° 53.755 W 121° 04.718
10S E 666624 N 4306981
Quick Description: Now a museum, once the home of the Auburn, CA Volunteer Fire Department.... Established in 1852 and claims to be the "West's Oldest" Volunteer Fire Department.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/6/2008 8:45:12 AM
Waymark Code: WM3H4J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Mr. 0
Views: 48

Long Description:
Hook and Ladder Company No. 2 raised funds by 'public subscription' to erect this building in 1891. It had been in continuous use until 1954 and is now a museum housing old fire fighting equipment and paraphernalia. A unique building in the historic gold mining town of Auburn, Ca.
Current Use: Museum

Year Originally Built: 1891

Year Retired: 1954

Is it open to the public?: Yes

Location: Auburn, CA

Visit Instructions:
You must actually visit the building to post a log. Post your own, current photo of the converted firehouse as proof of your visit. It can't be the exact same photo that is on the waymark page.
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