Washington’s Engine Moved

Washington’s Engine Moved

The hand fire engine which was used by George Washington at Mt. Vernon, Va., as been placed in the museum room at the base of the Washington Monument.

After it had served at Mount Vernon, it was purchased by a volunteer fire company of Baltimore, Md. When it had outlived its usefulness, it was stored in a park for many years.

Quincy, Mass., voted to purchase three new pumpers.

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