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Corning in Adams County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

City of Corning Fire Bell

 
 
City of Corning Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
1. City of Corning Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.  

Purchased 1897
Removed from tower in
Central Park 1966

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkCommunications. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list.
 
Location. 40° 59.519′ N, 94° 44.087′ W. Marker is in Corning, Iowa, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Benton Avenue and 10th Street, on the right when traveling north on Benton Avenue. Marker is at the House of History Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Benton Avenue, Corning IA 50841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fairview Church (here, next to this marker); Mt. Etna United Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Adams County Jail (a few steps from this marker); First Adams County Mill (a few steps from this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corning Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
City of Corning Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
2. City of Corning Fire Bell and Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Icarian Colony (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corning.
 
Also see . . .
1. Adams County House of History. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Adams County, Iowa, History. (Submitted on August 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
City of Corning Fire Bell Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2015
3. City of Corning Fire Bell Detail
Adams County Jail - House of History image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Adams County Jail - House of History
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on August 3, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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