Lost and Found

Lost The splendid Humane Fire Engine Company building was erected in 1854 on Airy Street in Norristown, Montgomery County. This fire company was the first in the county to purchase a steam fire engine in 1865, and its building was distinguished by its impressive fire alarm bell tower. The engine house served the community until 1888, when a new building, still in use, was constructed on Main...
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Preserving The Past, Protecting The Future: The State Museum Of Pennsylvania

Part of a museum’s mission is to collect, safeguard, exhibit, and interpret relevant objects and artifacts, and The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg fulfills this goal with singular distinction. Since 1905, the institution has preserved vast collections that chronicle the Commonwealth’s history and natural heritage from earth’s beginning to the present (see...
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