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Old Firehouse Museum [MA]

The Old Firehouse Museum presents the history of South Hadley, Connecticut; local industries; and local firefighting between 1899 and 1973, the years in which the firehouse was in active use by the area fire department. Permanent exhibits include an 1890s period room and a firefighting display. Collection highlights include a 1926 Dodge Fire Engine and two 19th-century hand pumpers.

The museum offers a period room and exhibits. The website offers oral histories.