The Badges of the West Haven Fire Department ~ Our First Badge

From our department’s inception in 1888, on through to the present day, our members have worn a variety of different badges.  The department’s Historical Library staff has been busy researching and documenting the evolution of the department badge.  We have scoured our archives, reached out to our members both past and present, and have studied several private collections.  We invite you to join us on our journey through the years.  This is a work in progress and will continue to be updated as we gather more information along the way.

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