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Patch in St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Volunteer Fire Dept.

Life in 1800's Carondelet

 
 
Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
1. Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker
Inscription.  The early Carondelet Fire Department was made of volunteers who travelled with their equipment on a horse drawn carriage. Water was supplied by wells dug along Michigan Ave.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 38° 32.576′ N, 90° 15.773′ W. Marker is in Patch in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South Broadway just south of East Davis Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Louis MO 63111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron Mountain Railroad (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eads' Ironclads (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dedicated to James B. Eads (approx. 0.3 miles away); Susan Blow (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carondelet Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Carondelet Drum Corps (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jefferson Barracks - A River Flowing Through Time (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jefferson Barracks - At the Confluence of American History (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Patch.
 
Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
2. Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker
Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
3. Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker
Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, September 14, 2019
4. Volunteer Fire Dept. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 18, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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