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Georgetown in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Georgetown Volunteer Firemen

 
 
Georgetown Volunteer Firemen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 28, 2005
1. Georgetown Volunteer Firemen Marker
Inscription.  This monument is dedicated to the Georgetown Volunteer Firemen past and present who have served this community for 125 years.

This bell had served as the fire alarm for many years until retired in 1965 when the new station was built. Material and labor was donated by community and firemen.

Commissioners: Robert Brookins • William Butts • Richard Smith
Fire Chief Jack Anderson
Designed by Associate Member Herm Kinney
 
Erected 1979.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkHeroes. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 38° 54.397′ N, 120° 50.336′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at the Georgetown Fire Station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6281 Main Street, Georgetown CA 95634, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chief Jack Anderson (here, next to this marker); Georgetown (here, next to this marker); Georgetown Firehouse (here, next to this
Georgetown Volunteer Firemen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 28, 2005
2. Georgetown Volunteer Firemen Marker
To the right of this marker are the California Registered Historical Landmark marker and the Chief Jack Anderson Marker
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marker); Miners Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown - Pride of the Sierra / Growlersburg / E Clampus Vitus (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown Blues (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Wells Fargo Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Georgetown Fire Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, October 28, 2005
3. Georgetown Fire Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,360 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022