Mack the Noble Horse - York, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
N 39° 57.407 W 076° 44.796
18S E 350812 N 4424420
Quick Description: Beautiful stone monument with a relief of a horse can be found at this 106-year old Rescue Fire Co. firehouse.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2010 7:46:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM9ZD4
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:

The stone monument sits to the right of this old firehouse, on the lawn, under shade. The monument harkens back to the day when fire trucks were horse drawn. The monument reads: In Memory of Mack the Noble Horse of the Rescue Fire Co. of York, PA. Died Dec. 3, 1911; Aged 32 Years. The monument is an inscribed, rough-edged stele with the relief of a horse's head in left profile on the front.

Medium: Stele: granite; Base: granite.
Dimensions: Stele: approx. 2 ft. 8 in. x 2 ft. 8 in. x 4 in.; Base: approx. 10 x 42 x 18 in.

There is no information available about the house nor could anyone at the museum (that is what it is today; it was converted from its original firefighting use) give me background on the animal.

Type of Memorial: statue

Type of Animal: service, work animal

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