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Belleville in Essex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Belleville First Fire House

1882

 
 
Belleville First Fire House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2014
1. Belleville First Fire House Marker
Inscription.  
Built for the Valley Hose Co. No. 1
Foreman – John Hughes,   Asst. John Hawie
Locomotive bell sounded the first alarm.

 
Erected 1976 by Belleville Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
 
Location. 40° 47.132′ N, 74° 9.002′ W. Marker is in Belleville, New Jersey, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Stephens St. and Belleville Ave., on the left when traveling south on Stephens St.. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belleville NJ 07109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josiah Hornblower (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); School Number One (about 500 feet away); Belleville Reformed Church Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Revolutionary War Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away); The Dutch Church (about 600 feet away); The Rutgers Bridge (about 600 feet away);
Belleville First Fire House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2014
2. Belleville First Fire House Marker
Christ Church Episcopal (about 700 feet away); 150th Anniversary of Belleville (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belleville.
 
Belleville First Fire House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 9, 2014
3. Belleville First Fire House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 375 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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