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Beacon in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

J. Robert Cramer

 
 
J. Robert Cramer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
1. J. Robert Cramer Marker
Inscription.  

In memory of
Firefighter
J. Robert Cramer
An active member of Lewis Tompkins Co.
and the City of Beacon Fire Department
who lost his life in the line of duty at the
144-146 Main Street Fire on January 29, 1955

A sacrifice in the performance of his duty
that we will never forget

Erected
October 11, 2014


 
Erected 2014 by the Lewis Tompkins Hose Company.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical date for this entry is January 29, 1955.
 
Location. 41° 30.505′ N, 73° 58.543′ W. Marker is in Beacon, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Cross Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 162 Main Street, Beacon NY 12508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lewis Tompkins Hose Company (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Beacon (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Margaret Fuller (about 500 feet away); Burial Site
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(approx. ¼ mile away); William Few (approx. ¼ mile away); Fishkill Landing (approx. half a mile away); City of Beacon (approx. half a mile away); City of Beacon Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beacon.
 
Also see . . .  Firefighter J. Robert Cramer Square Dedication. Beacon Historical Society Facebook page entry (Submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Firefighter J. Robert Cramer image. Click for full size.
via Beacon Historical Society, unknown
2. Firefighter J. Robert Cramer
J. Robert Cramer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 20, 2018
3. J. Robert Cramer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 341 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on October 14, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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