Old Joe - York, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 57.407 W 076° 44.812
18S E 350789 N 4424421
Quick Description: This bell sits right out front, along the Lincoln Highway at this historic and converted fire station.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/20/2010 7:15:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM9Z75
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TitusLlewelyn
Views: 2

Long Description:

This is the larger of two bells that can be found here at the former Royal Fire Company No. 6, now home to The Fire Museum of York County. Like the other bell here, this one has the name of a fire company whose identity I know not. Considering this is a museum, it would not be unreasonable to suspect the museum collects old bells to decorate their grounds. The bell reads:

Old Joe
Union Steam Fire Co. No. 3.
A.D. 1884
Building Committee
B.C. Pentz; Chairman
E.E. Strayer; Wm. Platts,
B.S. Frey; D.W. Powell,
W.H. Pflieger; G.W. Powell

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