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Vigilant Firehouse, 1066 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Vigilant Firehouse, 1066 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

 
 
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Summary

Significance: One of the eldest firehouses standing in the District of Columbia. Started as a private fire company in 1817, the Vigilants built this structure on 10 August 1844 as the second firehouse on the site.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-23
Survey number: HABS DC-98
Building/structure dates: 1844 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1883 Subsequent Work

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Kurz, John
Moore, James
Corcoran, James
Vigilant Fire Company
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Location

Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90441, -77.06282
Google Map of 38.9044143, -77.0628218
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