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    The Friendship Fire Company was established in 1774, as the first volunteer fire company in Alexandria. The current firehouse was built in 1855, was substantially remodeled in 1871, and was restored by the City of Alexandria in 1992.

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    Just gorjus, Virginia is for Lovers! Thanks for joining us---glad to have connected on Instagram! Lee This Is Our South