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Port Washington in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Wisconsin Street School Bell

 
 
Wisconsin Street School Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, May 2016
1. Wisconsin Street School Bell Marker
Inscription. This bell once graced the tower of Wisconsin Street School, which stood adjacent to the present fire station. School bells such as this were often used to sound the fire alarm. The school was an early Port Washington public school, as well as the vocational school. Former vocational school director, Mr. Gustav Hirsch, purchased the bell when the building was being razed. It was donated to the Port Washington Historical Society by the Gustav and Paula Hirsch family. Dedicated April, 2015
 
Erected 2015 by Port Washington Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 23.369′ N, 87° 52.264′ W. Marker is in Port Washington, Wisconsin, in Ozaukee County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street and North Wisconsin Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 104 West Washington Street, Port Washington WI 53074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Port Washington Fire Engine House (within shouting distance of this marker); Port Washington Civil War Draft Riot (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Ozaukee County Courthouse (about 400 feet
Port Washington Fire Department Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, May 2016
2. Port Washington Fire Department Memorial
away); Leland Stanford (about 400 feet away); Schumacher Building (about 500 feet away); The Wilson House (about 600 feet away); The Wisconsin Chair Company Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sidewheel Steamer Niagara (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Washington.
 
More about this marker. The marker is part of the Port Washington Fire Department Memorial.
 
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Wisconsin Street School Bell image. Click for full size.
By Devon Polzar, May 2016
3. Wisconsin Street School Bell
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Devon Polzar of Port Washington, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 21, 2016.
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