Marietta Fire Museum, Marietta Georga
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
N 33° 57.261 W 084° 32.837
16S E 726650 N 3759804
Quick Description: In side Station #1 of the MFD is the Fire Museum.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2007 5:00:10 AM
Waymark Code: WM20VT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cache_test_dummies
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Long Description:
The Marietta Fire Museum has many items on display used by the Marietta Fire Department dating back to the 1800s. The museum has fire service clothing, equipment and antique apparatus. Some items in the museum are on loan from private collectors. Items that can be found in the museum include:

* Photo "Wall of Flame" - photos dating back to the late 1800s.
* Antique fire helmets and helmets from around the world
* Antique firefighting equipment, hoses, nozzles, bells, etc.
* Antique firefighting apparatus (see below)
* Interesting firefighting displays

The fire apparatus on display include the following:

* 1879 Silsby Steamer
* 1921 American LaFrance pumper
* 1929 Seagrave pumper
* 1949 Pirsch ladder truck
* 1952 Chevrolet panel truck
Theme:
Cultural as it applies to the evolution of fire fighting methods and equipment.


Street Address:
112 Haynes Street Marietta, GA 30066


Hours of Operation:
Museum hours 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday) Saturday and Sunday by appointment only Admission FREE! Call 770-794-5491 for information and appointments * T-shirts, mugs and other souvenir items are available. * Donations accepted and appreciated


Museum Size: Small

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Food Court: Not Listed

Gift Shop: Not Listed

Cost: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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