Sutter Creek in Amador County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
William Tucker's Fire Bell
The bell hung in a wooden bell tower in the late 1800s at the fire station near the corner of Spanish St. and Keyes St.
The bell was relocated to a 60' steel tower at the north end of Main Street and Hayden Alley in 1907 after the formation of the fire district in 1905.
An additional fire bell was installed at the south end of Main Street in 1913 where it is located today.
Dedicated September 4th 2010, by the Sutter Creek Volunteer Fire Department and the Sutter Creek Fire District in memory of all those who have served the city of Sutter Creek and Amador County.
Erected 2010 by Sutter Creek Volunteer Fire Department and the Sutter Creek Fire District.
Location. 38° 24.009′ N, 120° 48.519′ W. Marker is in Sutter Creek, California, in Amador County. Marker is on Hanford Street (Old State Highway 49), on the right. Click for map. There is a little park with mining and generating equipment, the bell tower and the marker at the fire station. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 Hanford Street, Sutter Creek CA 95685, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Sutter Creek’s First Fire Bell (here, next to this marker); Lincoln Mine (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Lincoln Mine (approx. ¼ mile away); 135 Amelia Street (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Mine Boarding House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mahoney Mine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wildman Mine (approx. 0.4 miles away); Leland Stanford, Jr. (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sutter Creek.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.