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You’re Invited!

You’re Invited!

You are invited to the Larchmont Historical Fire Company’s Traditional Firefighters’ Irish Night, which takes place on March 14, 2015 at the American Legion Hall in Larchmont’s Flint Park. The celebrations begin at 7:00 pm. This year’s event will celebrate the history and traditions of the Larchmont Hose Company – the oldest fire company...
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Vintage Mural to Appear at Irish Night 2014

On display at Irish Night will be a mural, originally painted by Mimi Jenuwein, which hung for decades in the Hose Company social room on the second floor of Village Hall. Restored in the 1990s by local artist Mary Hargrave, it again sustained damage following renovations that consolidated and moved the four company rooms...
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Illuminated Helmets

The Historical Fire Company marches with illuminated helmets – helmets with kerosene torches. These were used in the early 1900s for large parades. The torches illuminated the marching firefighters. To the left is an advertisement for the torches, from a catalog in the early 1900s. The manufacturer was C.F.Hayward & Co. We are seeking...
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Historical Fire Company Uniforms Inspired by Civil War Fire Zoaves

Historical Fire Company Uniforms Inspired by Civil War Fire Zoaves

The ceremonial and marching uniforms for the Larchmont Historical Fire Company are based on the Civil War uniforms of the Eleventh New York Volunteer Infantry, or “First Fire Zouaves.” The infantry was commanded by Charles McKnight Leoser after the Battle of Bull Run, who later resided in the Larchmont Manor House as publisher of Bonfort’s...
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