New York City Paid Department Anniversary Parade

Issue 24 and Volume 57.

New York City Paid Department Anniversary Parade The celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of the establishment of the paid fire department in New York City, a sketch of which, together with illustrations of apparatus in use in the city at various periods, and portraits of commissioners and chiefs, appeared in last week’s issue of FIRE AND WATER ENGINEERING, was marked by a parade Saturday, which was reviewed at the Firemen’s Monument at Riverside Drive and 100th street, by a distinguished party of clergy, city and military officials, including Mayor John Purroy Mitchel, Commissioner Robert Adamson and Chief John Kenlon. The order of parade included veteran members of the New York fire department in service in 1863, the first year of its organization, the members of volunteer fire companies in service prior to the organization of the paid department, including the Volunteer Firemen’s Association of the City of New York, and…

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