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Northern Virginia Sights

Friendship Fire House

  • 107 S. Alfred St. Map It
  • Old Town

Updated 05/23/2014

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Alexandria's showcase firehouse dates from 1855 and is filled with typical 19th-century implements, but the resident Friendship Fire Company was established in 1774 and bought its first engine in 1775. Among early fire engines on display is a hand pumper built in Philadelphia in 1851. Most everything can be seen through the windows even when the firehouse is closed.

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107 S. Alfred St., Alexandria, Virginia, 22314, United States

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  • $2
  • Weekends 1–4

Updated 05/23/2014


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