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Corvallis Fire Department Young America Engine Company No. 1 Records, 1872-1880

Historical Note:

The Corvallis Engine Company No. 1 was established on June 18, 1872 at a meeting at Fisher's Hall. The name of the company was changed later that year to Young America Engine Company No. 1. The organization appears to have had a social and benevolent function in addition to its fire fighting duties. The company was voluntary; members paid an initiation fee and dues at each meeting.


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