Grove City

History of Grove City

and the Grove City Volunteer Fire Department 


Excerpted from the Souvenir Booklet of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Firemen's Association 35th annual Convention

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Follow the history of Grove City through three centuries, from 1798, through the naming of the village of Pine Grove, through renaming to Grove City and numerous fires and events up to 1965.

Many historic photographs.  Hundreds of Grove City families, businessmen and firemen mentioned in this wonderful booklet compiled by Henry Hamelly.

View cover of the booklet.


Photo Index

Over 30 photographs including 

The Old Grist Mill

S. Broad Street 1883

Grove City Hose Companies - 1908

1925 REO Speedwagon

1955 Ladder Truck built by the Fire Department with help and donations from  the community



Grove City Volunteer Fire Department with their first motorized firetruck in 1916 Click to enlarge photo



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