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March 9, 2016

There are hundreds of things to consider when it comes to keeping your family safe. On Saturday, March 5th the Fire Museum's third annual Family Safety Day helped visitors address these considerations. The museum did this by connecting our visitors with companies p...

January 14, 2016


 Where is the place for telegraph technology in the modern digital world? Abraham Brecher has been answering that question for forty years. As president and founder of Digitize, he has created fire and alarm monitoring systems which integrate existing telegraph sy...

December 21, 2015

One of the most remarkable things about the Fire Museum of Maryland is that many pieces of the wheeled collection can actually be operated. They can be called upon to drive, pump water, and give rides. And I will readily admit that the idea of driving a 97 year old...

November 9, 2015

 

One of our newer acquisitions, this is a Gleason and Bailey (G&B) hand engine dating from the 1880s. Donated to the Museum in 2013, we have since rebuilt the pump, sealed the basin, and sourced both a drafting hose as well as an adapter to attach the hose. Since w...

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