Walking Tour Stop 22On April 6, 1789, a group of local real estate owners - worried about the possibility of fire in the borough - organized Carlisle's first volunteer fire company. They named and modeled it after the Union Fire Company of Philadelphia, the first fire company in Pennsylvania. From 1789 until 1819, members held meetings in the Courthouse. A two-story town hall, build in 1819, then housed fire apparatus on the first level and a meeting room upstairs. The town hall, the Courthouse, and the equipment burned in the great Courthouse Fire on March 24, 1845.
|Placed By||Historic Carlisle, Inc|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:40am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 313611 N 4452608|
|Decimal Degrees||40.20318333, -77.18998333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 40° 12.191', W 77° 11.399'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||40° 12' 11.46" N, 77° 11' 23.94" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 47-57 W Louther St, Carlisle PA 17013, US|
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