Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument

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Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument
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Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument. June 2013.
Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument is located in Pennsylvania
Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument
Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument is located in the US
Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument
Location Union Cemetery W side of PA 873, approx. 1/3 mil S of Slatington, Washington Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°44′23″N 75°36′49″W / 40.73972°N 75.61361°W / 40.73972; -75.61361Coordinates: 40°44′23″N 75°36′49″W / 40.73972°N 75.61361°W / 40.73972; -75.61361
Area less than one acre
Built 1909
Built by Scheirer, Frank A.
NRHP Reference # 04000838[1]
Added to NRHP August 11, 2004

Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument is a historic monument located at Washington Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It was erected in 1909, and is a 16-foot-high granite monument on a concrete base. It incorporates a 7-foot-tall statue of an early 20th-century fireman with a handlebar mustache, pointed fire hat, fire coat and boots, and holding a young girl in both arms. The plot includes three burials.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Robert Stettner (April 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Vigilant Fire Company Firemen's Monument" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-05.