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Amherst in Portage County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Amherst Fire District

 
 
Amherst Fire District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2008
1. Amherst Fire District Marker
Inscription.  
Original Fire Bell
Established 1902

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 44° 27.037′ N, 89° 17.018′ W. Marker is in Amherst, Wisconsin, in Portage County. Marker is on Mill Street (County Highway B) east of South Main Street (County Highway A), on the right when traveling east. Marker is at the Amherst Village Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 161 Mill Street, Amherst WI 54406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Line in Time (approx. 1.9 miles away); South New Hope Lutheran Church (approx. 4˝ miles away); Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer (approx. 6.6 miles away); Iola Winter Sports Club (approx. 7.1 miles away); Jorgens Park Preserve / A Tribute (approx. 7.3 miles away); School House Ski Hill (approx. 8.3 miles away); Iola’s Firefighting Heritage (approx. 8.4 miles away); The CWEC Electrified Rural Iola in 1939 (approx. 8˝ miles away).
 
Amherst Fire District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2008
2. Amherst Fire District Marker
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Buckeye Bell Foundry 1908 image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, May 31, 2008
3. Buckeye Bell Foundry 1908
The Buckeye Bell Foundry of Cincinnati, Ohio, was founded by George Washington Coffin in 1837.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 980 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2008, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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