Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Southeastern Firemen’s Association Meets In Carlisle

On July 15, 1926 the Southeastern Firemen’s Association held a meeting in the Empire Hook and Ladder Company Carlisle. The association was made up of Dauphin, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Adams and Cumberland Counties. Cumberland being the only county to not be organized as there own association was the topic of discussion. A committee was established to organize the county firemen with Robert H. Gibb of Carlisle being named chairman. Nine county communities were represented including Shippensburg.

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