Historic Fire Station Offers Lunchtime Tours Today

Posted on  05/23/2014 9:06 am

On Friday, May 23, 2014, the Historic Fire Station 5, 1814 Gilpin Avenue, will be open for lunchtime tours from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will feature remarks at 12:30 p.m. and the unveiling of the National Register of Historic Places plaque.

Also known as “Water Witch,” historic Station 5 was dedicated in 1893 and remained an active fire station until 2014. Until its retirement, it was the oldest active fire station in Delaware. It was placed on the National Register in 2010.