Places, Southside Stories

Museum Devoted to Firefighting

Al Ginoble of South Williamsport was raised in a house that served as the fire house for Citizens No.2 Fire Company in South Williamsport from the late 1800s to 1909, so it seemed natural that he would develop a passion for the fire service and firemen. At age 18 he became an active firefighter for… Continue reading Museum Devoted to Firefighting


Al Ginoble

Like more formal museums, Al Ginoble’s museum devoted to firefighting is a step back in South Williamsport's history. Although the majority of the museum is focused on Fire Company Citizens No. 2, Al’s passion for local memorabilia is evident throughout his converted garage. The walls are covered with vintage photos. Some of Hurr’s Dairy horse… Continue reading Al Ginoble