Chillicothe in Livingston County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Heroes in History
The Chillicothe Fire Department mural features historic scenes from 1886 to the 1920s. Chillicothe has a tradition of possessing an effective fire fighting department and the scenes in this mural depict the department's equipment and operation over the early decades of its existence as a part of city government. The team of horses, Joe & Dan, set the world's record in 1898 for their speed in responding to a fire.
Kelly Poling, Muralist
Erected by Main Street Chillicothe, Chillicothe Development Corporation, and Chillicothe Rotary Roundation.
Location. 39° 47.319′ N, 93° 33.177′ W. Marker is in Chillicothe, Missouri, in Livingston County. Marker is on 2nd Street east of Washington Street (U.S. 65), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Mural is on the west wall of the Chillicothe Fire Department. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 2nd Street, Chillicothe MO 64601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Webster Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Home of Sliced Bread (about 500 feet away); History of the NW Corner of Washington and Clay Streets (approx. 0.3 Loomis Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Citizens Bank & Trust (approx. 0.3 miles away); Zero Mile Stone (approx. 0.3 miles away); 601-605 Locust Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chillicothe.
Also see . . .
1. Chillicothe MO City & Rural Fire & Emergency Services. (Submitted on July 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Chillicothe's Mural Program. (Submitted on July 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
3. Mural Map of Chillicothe MO. (Submitted on July 31, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.