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Ithaca in Tompkins County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ithaca's First Fire Bell

1858 - 1876

 
 
Ithaca's First Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
1. Ithaca's First Fire Bell and Marker
Inscription.

[Title is text]

[Foundry mark across top reads]
Naylor Vickers & Co. 1858
E. Riepe's Patent Cast Steel
Sheffield [England]
No. 715


 
Location. 42° 26.716′ N, 76° 29.968′ W. Marker is in Ithaca, New York, in Tompkins County. Marker is on Cayuga Street north of Farm Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Thompson Park, Ithaca NY 14850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Uranus (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Oregon Mission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saturn (approx. 0.2 miles away); First White Settlers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Liberty Pole (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tompkins County (approx. mile away); Tompkins County Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ithaca.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of the Ithaca Fire Department on YouTube. (Submitted on June 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Naylor Vickers in North America. (Submitted on June 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Article on Naylor Vickers by the Reverend David Cawley - Homestead
Ithaca's First Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 18, 2017
2. Ithaca's First Fire Bell and Marker
Looking north
. (Submitted on June 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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