Springfield's First Black Firehouse http://wuis.org en Effort To Restore Facade Of Springfield's First Black Firehouse http://wuis.org/post/effort-restore-facade-springfields-first-black-firehouse <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On the 13-hundred block of Adams street in Springfield sits a building that's been used as a </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Masonic</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> lodge for decades. What's not obvious by looking at it now - is that it was once the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/FirstBlackFirehouse">first black firehouse </a>in Springfield, back when the city was segregated in the early nineteen-hundreds.</span></p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:41:55 +0000 Rachel Otwell 6233 at http://wuis.org Effort To Restore Facade Of Springfield's First Black Firehouse