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Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Catherine Street Fire Station

Built in 1902

 
 
Catherine Street Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2021
1. Catherine Street Fire Station Marker
Inscription.  
Built ten months after the great Jacksonville Fire of 1901. It serves as the most obvious link between present day Jacksonville and its turn of the century catastrophe, which is still the largest metropolitan fire ever to occur in the South. Restoration of this station was made possible through assistance of the City of Jacksonville Firefighters, The Mayor’s Office and the Florida Department of State Division of Historical Resources.
 
Erected by Jacksonville Firefighters, Jacksonville Mayor’s Office and the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 30° 19.267′ N, 81° 38.48′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Gator Bowl Boulevard and A.P. Randolph Street, on the right when traveling east. Located at the Jacksonville Fire Museum adjacent to Metropolitan Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1406 Gator Bowl Blvd, Jacksonville FL 32202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Catherine Street Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2021
2. Catherine Street Fire Station Marker
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walking distance of this marker. Site of Cow Ford (approx. ¾ mile away); Duval County's First Court (approx. ¾ mile away); The Plaza Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Duval County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Duval County Vietnam Memorial and Veterans Eternal Flame (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Beginning (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Mungen House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Home (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Also see . . .  Jacksonville Fire Museum. City of Jacksonville, Florida (Submitted on May 4, 2021.) 
 
Catherine Street Fire Station (Jacksonville Fire Museum) image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2021
3. Catherine Street Fire Station (Jacksonville Fire Museum)
National Register Site image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2021
4. National Register Site
Catherine Street Fire Station, 1902, Awarded by Jacksonville landmarks Commission
Jacksonville Fire Museum sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 2, 2021
5. Jacksonville Fire Museum sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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