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WaKeeney in Trego County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Victory Fire Bell

1889

 

— WWI • WWII —

 
Victory Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
1. Victory Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.  

This bell was rung
at the end of
these wars.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 39° 1.544′ N, 99° 53.101′ W. Marker is in WaKeeney, Kansas, in Trego County. Marker is on Russell Avenue near 4th Street, on the right when traveling west. Bell is at the entrance to WaKeeney City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 408 Russell Avenue, Wakeeney KS 67672, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Trego County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line).
 
Also see . . .  History of WaKeeney, Kansas. (Submitted on September 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Victory Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
2. Victory Fire Bell and Marker
Victory Fire Bell at WaKeeney City Hall image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 19, 2012
3. Victory Fire Bell at WaKeeney City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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