Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell
Incorporated February 21, 1901
and sound to my subscriber's praise
Bell dedicated May 4, 1987
Erected 1987 by West Park Civic Association and City of Allentown.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Communications. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 4, 1987.
Location. 40° 35.971′ N, 75° 29.488′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Marker and bell are in West Park, about 100 feet north of the band shell. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allentown PA 18102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Allentown's First Park (here, next to this marker); West Park Centennial Time Capsule (a few steps from this marker); Band City U.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); A Plan for the Plantings (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remembering Allentown's Heroes (about 400 feet away); United States Army Ambulance Corps Service China-Burma-India Memorial (about 400 feet away); C Company, 109th Machine Gun Battalion (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
Also see . . . Allentown Fire Department, Old Franklin No. 10. (Submitted on June 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.