BAKER FIREMAN

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Event, People, Site
Location
21 Court Street, Owego, ny
Lat/Long
42.1031587, -76.26253880000002
Grant Recipient
Owego Hose Teams, Inc.
Historic Marker

BAKER FIREMAN

Inscription

BAKER FIREMAN
ERECTED AUGUST 26, 1914,
THIS FOUNTAIN HONORS PAST
FIRE CHIEF GEORGE H. BAKER,
KILLED IN A 1913 ACCIDENT,
AND ALL OWEGO FIREFIGHTERS.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2018

The Baker Fireman’s Fountain is located in the Village of Owego’s courthouse square. The fountain was given to the Village of Owego and its firefighters in 1914 by Frank M. Baker as a memorial to his son, George Hobart Baker, who was killed in an automobile accident in 1913.


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