29 March 2011

Albuquerque Historical Society Presentation April 10th

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Albuquerque Historical Society

** SUNDAY APRIL 10, 2011 **

All programs are free and open to the public

…In preparation for NM’s 2012 Centennial of Statehood…


** Presenter**

Herman Bishop,

Historian Retired Albuquerque Firefighters Association

Mr. Bishop will describe the evolution of fire fighting in Albuquerque from the 1880’s to the present: from human drawn and horse drawn equipment to the high tech engines of today.The program includes a visit to the adjacent Fire History Museum which houses numerous photographs along with a 1919 75’ aerial ladder and a 1927 LaFrance Pumper engine.

SUNDAY APRIL 10, 2011 2 P.M.
Albuquerque Fire Academy, 11500 Sunset Gardens SW
Adjacent to 114th St. & Central SW

This is an easy 12 minute drive from the Big I. Take I-40 west to the 98th St. exit. Go south (left) on 98th one mile to Central. Take Central west one mile to 114th St. Turn left (south) on 114th. Several signs indicate the Fire Academy turn. The Academy is one block from Central. Park in the back parking lot and come through the rear entrance of the building. Founded in 1947, the Albuquerque Historical Society (AHS) welcomes all who are interested in the history of our city to its monthly programs. All programs are free.This program also supported by TACA, the Tricentennial Committee & the NM Statehood Centennial. www.albuqhistsoc.org

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