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Brookfield in Trumbull County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

This Bell

 
 
This Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2018
1. This Bell Marker
Inscription.  
This bell rang for shift changes at Frederick Masury's Masurite Explosive Company
(1904-1911)
In 1912 it was given to the Elm Street School. When the school closed in 1951, it became the property of the Brookfield Fire Department.
The bell was restored in 2011 and placed here in 2014.
The stone base below and through out the green are from Yankee Run Grist Mill Circa-1848 and have been donated in memory of Carl Jennings from the Jennings Family

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 41° 14.001′ N, 80° 34.071′ W. Marker is in Brookfield, Ohio, in Trumbull County. Marker can be reached from Ohio Route 7, 0.1 miles north of Grove Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookfield OH 44403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Our Founder Judge Samuel C. Hinckley (a few steps from this marker); The Underground Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); Brookfield Township
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Oakland Avenue Bridge (approx. 3.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Vienna Township Green and Cemetery / Vienna Township (approx. 5.1 miles away); Sharpsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Mary Ann Campana (approx. 5.4 miles away); Erie Extension Canal (approx. 5.6 miles away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookfield.
 
This Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 10, 2018
2. This Bell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 10, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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