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Tower in Saint Louis County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Old Fire Hall

1895

 
 
Old Fire Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 28, 2010
1. Old Fire Hall Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Old Fire Hall
1895

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 47° 48.311′ N, 92° 16.491′ W. Marker is in Tower, Minnesota, in Saint Louis County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 1) west of Spruce Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the right of the main front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tower MN 55790, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to DM&IR Engine # 1218 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tower Train Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Soudan Mine (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Old Vermilion Trail and Winston City (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hanka Homestead (approx. 8.6 miles away); Apostolic Lutheran Church
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(approx. 10.4 miles away); Nelimark Sauna (approx. 10˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tower.
 
Regarding Old Fire Hall. National Register of Historic Places #80004355.
 
Also see . . .  Tower Fire Hall (Wikipedia). It was built around 1895 as the first fire station on the Iron Range, when the wooden construction, crowded lots, and inadequate plumbing infrastructure of the early mining boomtowns made fire a particular danger. (Submitted on December 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Old Fire Hall<br>(<i>marker visible just right of main front entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever (Wikimedia Commons), July 27, 2017
2. Old Fire Hall
(marker visible just right of main front entrance)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 20, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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