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Maurice Gates

 
 
Maurice Gates Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
1. Maurice Gates Memorial
Inscription.
Dedicated to
the memory of firefighter
Maurice Gates
October 3, 1960 - September 15, 1982

A resident of Franklinton, he joined the Columbus Division of Fire on March 16, 1981 and was assigned to E10, 3 Unit. On September 15, 1982 he answered his last alarm while fighting a warehouse fire at 144 S. Glenwood Ave. The City of Columbus and the Franklinton Community are eternally grateful for his supreme sacrifice.

Died in the line of duty fighting a 2 alarm blaze September 15, 1982
 
Erected 2008 by Franklinton Community and Fellow Firefighters.
 
Location. 39° 57.53′ N, 83° 1.775′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 40) and Glenwood Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Broad Street. Touch for map. Memorial is at Fire Station No. 10. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1096 West Broad Street, Columbus OH 43222, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Franklinton Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); “In This Churchyard…”
Maurice Gates Memorial at Fire Station No. 10 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
2. Maurice Gates Memorial at Fire Station No. 10
(approx. half a mile away); Old Franklinton Cemetery Archaeology (approx. half a mile away); Lucas Sullivant Home Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Franklinton (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Franklinton (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
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Firefighter Symbol at Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
3. Firefighter Symbol at Memorial
Fire Station No. 10 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
4. Fire Station No. 10
Original Fire Station No. 10 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
5. Original Fire Station No. 10 Marker
Fire Station No. 10 Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 24, 2008
6. Fire Station No. 10 Addition Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 27, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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