Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Did You Know?

Did you know the Westbrook Fire Department was founded in 1890?

According to a centennial pamphlet published by the department in 1990, the Valentine Hose Company No. 1 was formed on April 16, 1890, and the Presumpscot Hose Company No. 1 was organized on July 16, 1890.

- John C.L. Morgan

P.S. Much thanks to the staff at Walker Memorial Library.

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