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Jackson in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Jackson Fire Bell

 
 
Jackson Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
1. Jackson Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.
This trusty bell served Jackson
faithfully for over 70 years.
Located in tower near courthouse.
Warning of fire or other peril.
Dedicated July 8, 1989 by
Amador County Historical Society
and
Excelsior Parlor No. 31 N.S.G.W.
Andrew A. Quaglia, Grand President

 
Erected 1989 by Excelsior Parlor No. 31, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 20.891′ N, 120° 46.373′ W. Marker is in Jackson, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Broadway Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker and bell are located at Petkovich Park. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson CA 95642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Masonic Hall & Court House (a few steps from this marker); Rocca's Hall, Theatre, Arena (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 1852 Louisiana House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Sharp's Drug, Ginocchio's Store
Jackson Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
2. Jackson Fire Bell and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Botilleas Bordellos (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Hotel & Odd Fellows Hall Lodge #36 (within shouting distance of this marker); Wells Fargo & Co. Express and Banking Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
Additional keywords. Fire Bells
 
Petkovich Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
3. Petkovich Park Marker
(Location of the Fire Bell and Marker)
Dedicated in honor of the memory
of John Petkivich, friend, advisor,
businessman and civic leader
whose foresight and actions were
a major factor in the development
of this city.
Given to the City of Jackson
on August 12, 1989 by
Wilhelmina Petkovich
for her husband.
Petkovich Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 7, 2009
4. Petkovich Park and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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