1940 - Galena Fire Department - Galena, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
N 42° 25.009 W 090° 25.753
15T E 711517 N 4699258
Quick Description: The Galena Fire Department, the oldest in the State of Illinois, is located in a limestone building at 101 S Bench in Galena, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/17/2019 10:39:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM10JV2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
Current name: Fire Department

Style: Richardsonian Romanesque

Architectural Description: This is a 3-story firehouse in the Richardsonian Romanesque style built ca. 1940. The foundation is limestone. Exterior walls are limestone. The building has a flat roof. Windows are original or historic wood 2/2 double- or single-hung. Doors are contemporary aluminum glazed with segmental arch.

- ruskinarc.com Historic Architecture Survey Database

National Register Building Details
101 S. Bench Street Galena Fire Deparment N/C 19408 Richardsonian Romanesque

- National Register Application

The City of Galena provides fire, rescue and emergency medical services to its residents and visitors through its Volunteer Fire Department. The Galena Fire Protection District was created in 1830 in order to serve the needs of the community. The Galena Fire Department was created in 1935. The Department is a team of well trained professionals that serves the community 24 hours per day. The Fire Station is located at the corner of Bench and Hill Streets.

- Galena Fire Department Website

Year of construction: 1940

Full inscription:
Galena Fire Department

Cross-listed waymark: Not listed

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