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Easton in Talbot County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Easton's Fire Bell

1823 - 1923

 
 
Easton's Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
1. Easton's Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.  
Hung in the court house, the bell sounded the alarm for 100 years. In the late 1800's the bell was moved to this building which served as the Easton Fire House until 1933.

It is believed to be Easton's oldest bell

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1933.
 
Location. 38° 46.431′ N, 76° 4.489′ W. Marker is in Easton, Maryland, in Talbot County. Marker is on South Harrison Street just south of East Dover Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 South Harrison Street, Easton MD 21601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bullitt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Votes for Women (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Gardens (about 500 feet away); Vietnam War (about 600 feet away); The Talbot Resolves (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Tench Francis, Jr. (about
Easton's Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, August 24, 2019
2. Easton's Fire Bell Marker
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600 feet away); Talbot County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Archaeology at the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Aug. 19, 2022