I want to say thank you to the people who helped me with this project:

  • To Ed Getway of the Sharpsville Volunteer 

Fire Department, thank you for the photos and the research.


thanks for directing me to Ed Getway.


  • To my Mother, Beverly Rapp Brown, and my

Aunt Arlene Rapp Leonetti, thanks for locating photos and newspaper clippings and answering my endless questions

  • To Gilbert and Walter, thanks for leaving me

 alone so I could work on this project.