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Brownsville in Linn County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Fire Bell

1905

 
 
Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Erik Christeson, July 23, 2016
1. Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.  Council passed Ordinance 102 that formed the Brownsville Fire Department a.k.a. Brownsville Hose Co #1 in June of 1905. Council appointed Chief Engineer (Fire Chief) Roy Williams and Assistant Engineer A.L. Schick. Council officially purchased this alarm bell at the September 11th 1905 Council meeting for $45.25.
 
Erected 2011 by Bunce Equipment.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 44° 23.583′ N, 122° 59.067′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Oregon, in Linn County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Park Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 136 North Main Street, Brownsville OR 97327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Moyer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Brownsville (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Fire Bell image. Click for full size.
By Erik Christeson, July 23, 2016
2. Fire Bell
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2021, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2021, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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