Pumgustuk Fire Company, Yarmouth, ca. 1900

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Pumgustuk Fire Company, Yarmouth, ca. 1900

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Description

The Pumgustuk Fire Company of Yarmouth is shown with their hand pumpers and band members. The pumper "Pumgustuck" was purchased in 1856 and retired in 1928. Residents voted at a town meeting in March 1886 to organize a fire engine company. Thirty to forty men comprised the Pumgustuck company.

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About This Item

  • Title: Pumgustuk Fire Company, Yarmouth, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1900
  • Subject Date: circa 1900
  • Town: Yarmouth
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--OS--Box 10--Towns
  • Object Type: Image

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