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Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial

 
 
Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 1, 2008
1. Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Chatham County Firefighters
Memorial
Last Alarm

Firefighters who have died in the line of duty


John Butler Fireman 1865 SFD
Charles Schreck Fireman 1871 SFD
George Puder Fireman 1873 SFD
William L. Harroid Hoseman 1887 SFD
John Weihrs Fireman 1889 SFD
Henry B. Goodman Fireman 1889 SFD
Frank McStay Hoseman 1896 SFD
Aug Williman Fireman 1898 SFD
William Michael Fireman 1898 SFD
Michael F. Kain Tillerman 1904 SFD
Frank N. Harris Driver 1905 SFD
George Mouro Asst.Chief 1906 SFD
N.J. Lady Fireman 1906 SFD
E.P. Daly Fireman 1906 SFD
H.J. Larkin Fireman 1911 SFD
Henry I Corley Fireman 1912 SFD
J.L. Smith Lt. 1935 SFD
Jimmy Kavannol Fireman 1935 SFD
D.T. Ethridge Lt. 1937 SFD
William L.DuFour Fireman 1942 SFD
Thomas R. Dudley Fireman 1967 SFD
Clifford K. Burton F.F. 1979 HAAF
Raymond L. Walters Jr. F.F. 1982 MFD
Norman L. Simmons M.F.F. 1991 SFD
Arthur S.Christiansen F.F. 1921 SFD


Reverse:
Chatham County
Firefighters Memorial
October 3, 1993
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Firefighters Are Honored
Those That Live With Dignity
Should Be Remembered With Honor

Erected by the Chatham County Firefighters
Memorial Committee with special recognition
to the people of Chatham County, Savannah
Council No. 1 Order of American Fireman
1895-1990, Local 571 I.A.F.F. and the
Firefighters of Chatham County, Georgia

 
Erected 1993 by Chatham County Firefighters, Council No. 1 Order of American Fireman 1895-1990, Local 571 I.A.F.F., Firefighters of Chatham County, Georgia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1862.
 
Location. 32° 4.576′ N, 81° 5.439′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. It is in the Historic District - North. Marker is on East Oglethorpe Avenue near Abercorn Street, in the median. In front of the Savannah Fire House, opposite Colonial Park Cemetery Gate. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 105 East Oglethorpe Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); William Stephens (within shouting distance of this marker); Home Of Genl Lachlan MacIntosh
Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 1, 2008
2. Big Duke Fire Alarm Bell Memorial Marker reverse
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Samuel Elbert (1740-1788) (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Conrad Aiken (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Clay, Patriot (about 300 feet away); General Lachlan McIntosh (1727-1806) (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
"Big Duke" Fire Alarm Bell Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 1, 2008
3. "Big Duke" Fire Alarm Bell Memorial
The bell was dedicated as a memorial to firefighters in 1985.
"Big Duke" Fire Alarm Bell image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 2008
4. "Big Duke" Fire Alarm Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,825 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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