Eatonville in Orange County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Eatonville Fire Department
Organized Oct. 13, 1955
M. Robinson Chief
H. T. Baker Asst. Chief
N. Vereeniging Sec.
A. G. Green Lt
J. W. Baldwin Reporter
Depicted on this plaque is the cornerstone
of the original fire station housed at
370 E. Kennedy Boulevard. The first fire
department served the citizens using
volunteer firemen and was supported by
an active volunteer fireman’s auxiliary.
Erected by The Town of Eatonville Community Redevelopment Agency.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is October 13, 1955.
Location. 28° 37.102′ N, 81° 23.024′ W. Marker is in Eatonville, Florida, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of East Kennedy Boulevard and Gabriel Street, on the left when traveling east on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 E Kennedy Blvd, Maitland FL 32751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joe Clark’s Store (a few steps from this marker); Zora Neale Hurston (a few steps from this marker); Club Eaton (a few steps from this marker); Eatonville Police Department (a few steps from this marker); Eatonville Town Hall (a few steps from this marker); Eatonville Gateway (a few steps from this marker); Robert Hungerford Normal and Industrial School (a few steps from this marker); Hungerford School (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eatonville.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2022, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.