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Item 98798

Title: Waldoboro Fire Department Helmet

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1950

Location: Waldoboro

Media: metal

Item 100151

Title: Third Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, 2012

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: 2012

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Cloth

Item 100150

Title: Second Waldoboro Fire Department patch, Waldoboro, ca. 1998

Contributed by: Waldoboro Fire Department

Date: circa 1998

Location: Waldoboro

Media: Cloth

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Exhibit

Water Witch, Waldoboro, ca. 1838

Waldoboro Fire Department's 175 Years

While the town of Waldoboro was chartered in 1773, it began organized fire protection in 1838 with a volunteer fire department and a hand pump fire engine, the Water Witch.

Exhibit

Fire lookout at Agamenticus Mountain, ca. 1920

Looking Out: Maine's Fire Towers

Maine, the most heavily forested state in the nation, had the first continuously operational fire lookout tower, beginning a system of fire prevention that lasted much of the twentieth century.

Exhibit

Hermann Kotzschmar, Portland, ca. 1850

The Kotzschmar Memorial Organ

A fire and two men whose lives were entwined for more than 50 years resulted in what is now considered to be "the Jewel of Portland" -- the Austin organ that was given to the city of Portland in 1912.

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Site

Firemen and Fire Engine 1, 'Water Witch,' Waldoboro, ca. 1945

Waldoboro Fire Department

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Site

Bar Harbor Fire Department Fire Locator

Bar Harbor Fire Department

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Site

Pioneer Hose Company, Millinocket Fire Department, Engine #2

Millinocket Fire Department

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