Painted Fire Hydrants

Painted Fire Hydrants South Bend Indiana


Stock #: 621651
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: South Bend
State: Indiana (IN)
County: St. Joseph
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)
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Mobilized for the nation's 1765 bicentennial year with most of the city's 4,000 fireplugs brilliantly painted as Revolutionary War heroes. The unique project, brainchild of a local woman, caught the fancy of Civic leaders and townspeople as well. Donated labor and materials made this colorful heritage reminder possible.

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