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Fire has always fascinated and frightened.  American towns and cities have long had fire departments, professional and volunteer, to tame fire.  Many former stations are now being used for other purposes, among them museums dedicated to those who who fought fires and the equipment they used.  Please let us know any we've missed,  
 

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  ME
 
Bridgton
  Bridgton Historical Society
 
PO Box 44
  Bridgton ME  04009    
  Phone 207 647-3699
  Alt Phone  207 647-2765
  Web Site  http://www.megalink.net/~bhs/index.html
  E-mail  mailto:bhs@megalink.net
  Description  operates downtown museum and Narramissic farm
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Local History
  Building Type  Fire House
  New or Updated:  07/27/2003

 

 

  MI

  Empire

  Empire Area Heritage Group

  11544  La Core St

  PO Box 192

  Empire MI   49630    

  Phone   231 326-5568

  Web Site  http://www.leelanaucounty.com/government0293.asp

  E-mail  mailto:rtaghon@centurytel.net

  Alt Web  http://www.hsmichigan.org/empire/

  Description  local industrial history, horse-drawn equipment, buildings

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Fire House

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:   8/4/2004

 

  MN

  Cannon Falls

  Cannon Falls Area Historical Museum

  206  West Mill Street

  MAIL: PO Box 111

  Cannon Falls  MN   55009    

  Phone   507 263-4080

  Alt Phone   507 263-4503

  Web Site  http://www.citlink.net/~cfmuseum/

  E-mail  mailto:cfmuseum@citlink.net

  Alt Web  http://www.cannonfalls.org/heritage.html

  Description  local history in formal town fire hall

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Firehouse

  Era  1888

  Owner/Operator:  Cannon Falls Area Historical Society

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004

Missouri
Raytown
Raytown Historical Society Museum
8705 East 63rd Street
Raytown MO
Phone 
816 353-5033
Web Site  http://cavespring.org/links/page4.html
Description  blacksmith, GM Leed Plant, general store, school room, costume
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Fire House

  Washington
 
Washington Historical Society - MO
 
4th & Market
 
PO Box 146
 
Washington MO  63090    
 
Phone   636 239-0280
 
Web Site  http://www.washmohistorical.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:museum@washmohistorical.org
 
Description  Busch family & brewery, Zithers, fire equipment,  local artists, corn cob pipes
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Fire House
 
Collection G-M  Costume
 
Collection N-Z  Musical Instruments
 
Group Identity   Vehicles
 
New or Updated:  1/18/2004 

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