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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell

Incorporated February 21, 1901

 
 
Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
1. Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell Marker
Inscription.  

At proper times my voice I'll raise,
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 WorkCommunications. 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); United States Army Ambulance Corps Service (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); China-Burma-India Memorial (about 400 feet away); D-Day, June 6 1944
Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
2. Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell and Marker
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(about 400 feet away); U.S. Submarine Veterans of World War II (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Allentown (about 500 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.)
 
Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
3. Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell
Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell Inscription image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
4. Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell Inscription
Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell Foundry Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 8, 2021
5. Franklin Fire Co. No. 10 Bell Foundry Mark
 
 
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 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 8, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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