Volunteer Firemen

Volunteer Firemen (HMGSS)

Location: Reading, PA 19602 Berks County
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N 40° 20.108', W 75° 54.94'

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In recognition
of more than a hundred
years of faithful,
unselfish and often heroic
service rendered by the
Volunteer Firemen
of the City of Reading, Pa.
"Greater love hath no man than
this: that a man lay down his
life for his fellow-man."
Erected September 2, 1901.

Rainbow [Fire Company] No. 1
Instituted March 17, 1773.
Andrew F. Baer Pres.

Junior No. 2
Instituted Dec. 2, 1813.
John H. Ruth Pres.

Reading Hose No. 1
Instituted July 4, 1819.
William F. Weber Pres.

Neversink No. 3
Instituted April 14, 1829.
Harold Gbola[?] Pres.

Friendship No. 4
Instituted March 4, 1849.
John E. Phillippi Pres.

Liberty No. 5
Instituted Jan. 21, 1854
Charles S. Butler Pres.

Washington No. 2
Instituted Sept. 17, 1855.
Abr. J. Bowman Pres.

Keystone No. 1
Instituted Jan. 19, 1856
Edward Yeager Pres.

Hampden No. 6
Instituted Sept. 7, 1867.
S. E. Ancona Pres.

Marion No. 10
Instituted Oct. 1, 1881
George J. Y__vel[?] Pres.

Riverside No. 11
Instituted Jan. 27, 1890.
Charles H. Nisling Pres.

Schuylkill No. 12
Instituted Jan. 1, 1892,
Sherman N. N__erter Pres.

Union No. 13
Instituted March 18, 1898.
John E. Clouser Pres.

Oakbrook No. 14
Instituted May 2, 1915,
Geo. H. Border Pres.

R.F.D. Under-Water Rescue
& Recovery Squad
Established Mar. 1962
Founder A. P. Batastini

Fire & Rescue Explorer Post #290
Established Mar. 15, 1975
Founder R. G. Lombardo

R.F.D. Canteen
Established May 10, 1975
Founder K. L. Houck
Year Placed1901
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 4:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 422221 N 4465357
Decimal Degrees40.33513333, -75.91566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.108', W 75° 54.94'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 6.48" N, 75° 54' 56.40" W
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Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1101-1149 Perkiomen Ave, Reading PA 19602, US
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