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Palo Alto in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mayfield Fire Bell

 
 
Mayfield Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 20, 2015
1. Mayfield Fire Bell Marker
Inscription. From 1907 to 1925 this bell was used to summon the volunteer firemen of the town of Mayfield. First used at College Avenue and El Camino Real. The bell was transferred to the town hall at El Camino Real and California Avenue in 1921. When Mayfield joined Palo Alto in 1925, the volunteer firemen were replaced by regulars and the bell was retired from service.
 
Location. 37° 24.43′ N, 122° 7.547′ W. Marker is in Palo Alto, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of Arastradero Road and Clemo Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Arastradero Road. Click for map. Marker and bell are located in front of Palo Alto Fire Station 5. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 Arastradero Road, Palo Alto CA 94306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Juana Briones. This is her park. (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Juana Briones Park (about 500 feet away); Homesite of Sarah Wallis (approx. 0.7 miles away); El Palo Nuevo (approx. 1.1 miles away); J. Pearce Mitchell Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Juana Briones de Miranda Home on Rancho La Purisima Concepcion
Mayfield Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 20, 2015
2. Mayfield Fire Bell and Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Play Ball! (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Crossroads of Mayfield (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palo Alto.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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