Alcoa in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Alcoa's First Fire Hall
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The volunteer fire department meets in the 1940s. The fire hall was a popular gathering place for community leaders.
City of Alcoa's new fire hall in 1944.
City of Alcoa's volunteer fire department was photographed in 1944 for the City's 25th anniversary. L-R, F. L. Baker, chief; R. M. Lord, captain; E. C. Crow, Ben L. Houser, Buddy Murrin, M, L. Smith, captain; J. H. Studley, Jr., G. M. Lambdin, Fred Griffitts, R. L. Bluford, and S. H. McPherson.
L-R, Earl Daffron and Clarence Story, chief, are pictured with the department's dalmatian mascot, Bosco, alongside the City's new American LaFrance fire engine purchased in 1967. Story was the City's first full-time
Erected 2019 by City of Alcoa Arconic Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, City of Alcoa series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
Location. 35° 47.346′ N, 83° 58.391′ W. Marker is in Alcoa, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of Springbrook Road and East Edison Street, on the right when traveling north on Springbrook Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alcoa TN 37701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Babcock Lumber & Land Company and the Vose Community (approx. Ό mile away); The Duck Pond and Lily Pond (approx. Ό mile away); Nicely's Grocery Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Springbrook Pool (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hultquist and Chandler Homes (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early Alcoa High School Athletics (approx. 0.7 miles away); Springbrook School (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Commercial Building (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alcoa.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.