Firehose Door Handle - Erie, PA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu
N 42° 07.888 W 080° 05.102
17T E 575619 N 4664778
Quick Description: A door handle made out of the nozzle of a firehose at a former firehouse in Erie, PA
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/21/2020 7:18:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM13HWA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bear and Ragged
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Long Description:
This unique door handle is located at the former Firehouse No. 1 at 414 French Street in downtown Erie, Pennsylvania. The handle on the main door is made from the brass nozzle of a firehose. The building was used as a firehouse from 1908 until 1979. After it was closed, the building was repurposed as Pufferbelly Restaurant. The restaurant was decorated with antique firefighting tools, including this nozzle door handle. The restaurant closed in 2015 and the building was purchased by Erie Insurance, which has converted the building to an event center for their buisness.

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