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PFI 40th ANNIVERSARY

Founded by chimney sweep Terry Polis in 1979, Pennsylvania Firebacks, Inc., is about to mark the 40th Anniversary of its revitalization of the art form of the cast-iron Fireback.   When the turn to alternative energy emerged in the late … Continue reading

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FIRESIDE CHATS

A Small Oak Fireback is featured in the hearth of Dennis Prager’s Fireside Chats on his PragerU site.  

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GOOD MORNING AMERICA

In the 1990’s the Good Morning America with Joan Lunden featured our North Star Fireback in its hearth.  Here Ben Vereen talks with Joan.  

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GOOD MORNING AMERICA

In the 1990’s the Good Morning America with Joan Lunden and Brit Hume featured our North Star Fireback in its hearth.  Here First Lady Hillary Clinton talks with Joan.    

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy New Year from our home in Hamburg, PA with a toasty North Star Fireback.

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Firebacks of The Museum of The American Revolution.

Visit the historic home of Philadelphia’s Patriot Mayor, Samuel Powel, ca. 1769, and you will see a number of Pennsylvania Firebacks’ Historic Reproduction Firebacks in the hearths. Saved from demolition in 1932 by the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks (Landmarks), this Georgian period mansion was the premier social gathering  place for patriots in […]

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Fireback artist and soda maker J. Del Conner fights Philadelphia’s regressive Beverage Tax.

Visit the historic home of Philadelphia’s Patriot Mayor, Samuel Powel, ca. 1769, and you will see a number of Pennsylvania Firebacks’ Historic Reproduction Firebacks in the hearths. Saved from demolition in 1932 by the Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks (Landmarks), this Georgian period mansion was the premier social gathering  place for patriots in […]

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