The First Alert Hook & Ladder Company


Old Fort News, Volume 69, Number 2, 2006 includes and account of the First Alert Hook & Ladder Company by Walter Font with color photos and descriptions of various artifacts in our collection, including the lithograph printed on sheet metal featured on the cover.

Also in this issue are an article about “The Day the Liberty Bell Came to Town,” an expose’ by Herb Hernandez, JD entitled “Early Latinos in Allen County: A Brief ‘Historias’ of the Pioneers until 1950,” and a research note on “The Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 Reported Flu Cases in Allen County.