Company Celebrates 150th Anniversary

Issue 10 and Volume 93.

Company Celebrates 150th Anniversary A week long celebration was held from September 1 to 7 by the Laurel Steam Fire Engine company of York, Pa., in observance of the 150th anniversary of its founding. A memorial service, grand ball and parade were the celebration features. The observance began Sunday, September 1, with a memorial service in Trinity Reformed church, when the Rev. Dr. Allen S. Meek, department chaplain, delivered a sermon. On Tuesday evening the other seven companies of the York volunteer department were entertained. Wednesday evening volunteer companies from around York were guests. Laurel night was observed Thursday, with a party for all Laurel members and York department officers. On Friday, the grand ball was held, and Saturday morning a parade. An oxroast in the afternoon, ended the affair. Forty-two paid and volunteer companies from York county, throughout Pennsylvania, and from New York and Virginia, received invitations. Many had…

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