Fire Station No. 2

Fire Station No. 2 (HM1671)

Location: Corsicana, TX 75110 Navarro County
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N 32° 5.357', W 96° 28.414'

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The Corsicana Volunteer Fire Department was organized in December 1879, with J. J. Strupper as chief. Volunteer fire fighters carried buckets before acquiring hand-and horse-drawn equipment. Fire Station Number One, located at city hall, was first occupied in 1892 by Chief F. N. Drane, who supervised drilling of artesian wells to supply water. First Station Number Two was built in 1902 as a substation for west Corsicana. In 1924, after protecting lives and property for 45 years, the volunteer system was replaced by the City Fire Department, which continued to use this building until 1926.
HM NumberHM1671
Marker Number7192
Year Placed1977
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 738437 N 3553125
Decimal Degrees32.08928333, -96.47356667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 5.357', W 96° 28.414'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 5' 21.42" N, 96° 28' 24.84" W
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Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001-1099 W 5th Ave, Corsicana TX 75110, US
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