Great Falls in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Historical Statement (The Bell)
Erected 2012 by Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department.
Location. 38° 59.924′ N, 77° 17.476′ W. Marker is in Great Falls, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is on Georgetown Pike (Virginia Route 193) west of Village Centre, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is beneath the fire bell memorial at the southwest corner of the new Fairfax County Fire & Rescue Station No.12 - off the driveway from Great Falls Road and directly across from the U.S. Post Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9916 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls VA 22066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forestville School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Great Falls Nike Missile Site (approx. The Patowmack Canal (approx. 2 miles away); Old Road To The West (approx. 2 miles away); People and the Potomac (approx. 2 miles away); River of Change (approx. 2 miles away); A Globally Rare Environment (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named The Patowmack Canal (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Great Falls.
Also see . . . History of the Great Falls VFD. (Submitted on October 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. civil defense, fire bell
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • War, World II •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.