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Site of Albany's First Firehouse

 
 
Site of Albany's First Firehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 23, 2019
1. Site of Albany's First Firehouse Marker
Inscription.  Albany's first firehouse, complete with bell tower, was constructed near here on Cornell Avenue to protect the new city from fire. The fire house remained here until 1915 when a new station was built at the south east corner of San Pablo and Washington Avenues.
 
Erected by Albany Historical Society. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 37° 53.409′ N, 122° 17.764′ W. Marker is in Albany, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Cornell Avenue south of Solano Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 Cornell Avenue, Albany CA 94706, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Albany's First Official Public Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Albany's First City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Garbage Wars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Albany Hospital (approx. mile away); Site of Charles MacGregor's Office (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rose Wave (approx.
Site of Albany's First Firehouse Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, July 23, 2019
2. Site of Albany's First Firehouse Marker - wide view
The marker is seen here embedded in the sidewalk, just in front of the "Do Not Enter" sign.
0.4 miles away); Site of Veterans' Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Albany World War I Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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