Essex Fire Station #7 Lieut. Charles J. Horner’s Turncoat Donated to Museum

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Lieutenant Charles J. Horner, May 1959

The granddaughter of Lieutenant Charles J. Horner, Blaze, recently donated the 70+ year old fire turncoat of her grandfather along with several historical photographs  to the Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River.

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Lieut. Horner outside of Essex Fire Station #7.

Lieutenant Horner served at Essex Fire Station #7 which was housed in the building that the Heritage Society currently occupies.

Horner also served as Captain at Station #7 for a short while before passing in 1966.

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Charles J. Horner’s granddaughter Blaze donating her grandfather’s turncoat to the Heritage Society of Essex and Middle River. Accepting the donation is museum president June Donovan.

 

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Top Row: Charles Horner (second from left). Bottom Row: Joe Hoffmann, Carroll Huffines, John Cavallio.

 

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Lieutenant Charles J. Horner

Donations like Blaze’s help preserve the rich legacy of Essex’s citizens and protectors.

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