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



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Location
1066 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS DC-98
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-23).
Building/structure dates: 1844 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1883 subsequent work
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.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Commercial Facilities
Fire Stations


Related Names
Kurz, John
Moore, James
Corcoran, James
Vigilant Fire Company


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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