© Photographed July 3, 2016
Kewaunee, Kewaunee County, Wisconsin
"FUEL THE FIRE"
Please consider donating towards the construction of a Fire Museum to be located downtown [Kewaunee} next to the "Largest Grand Father [sic] Clock". All donations are welcome -- however -- [sic] large donations will be recognized on the interior wall of the fire museum. All other donations will be listed in an appreciation book inside of the Fire Museum. All donations are tax deductible as the Kewaunee Fire Department Auxillary Inc. is a Charitable Organization.
The following are considered large donations:
Bronze Club -- $100 or more
Silver -- $1,000 or more
Gold -- $5,000 or more
Platinum -- $10,000 or more
The Kewaunee Fire Department Auxilllary Inc. thanks you for your past and future support of our Department. If you have questions regarding this campaign -- [sic] Please contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Donations can be mailed to:
Kewaunee Fire Department
Attn: Fire Museum Campaign
320 Harrison Street
Kewaunee, WI 54216
This was a fund-raising event for the future Kewaunee Fire Museum. The Fire Department owns and has beautifully restored several pieces of fire equipment that were on display at the time of the event. It could not have been a more beautiful day to view and photograph these engines! Enjoyed reading the information about each piece of equipment and how it was used; learned a lot, especially about the dangers early firefighters faced from the chemicals used to put out the fires.
City of Kewaunee: Kewaunee Fire Department
City of Kewaunee Fire Department Facebook Page
1927 American LaFrance
1870 Chemical Pumper
With the aforementioned "World's Largest Grandfather Clock"
visible in the background.
1884 Hand Pumper
1890 Hose Reel
The brats were yummy!
The planned Fire Museum will be located in Kewaunee, Wisconsin.