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Norwich in Kingman County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

City of Norwich Fire Bell

 
 
City of Norwich Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
1. City of Norwich Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.

This bell was purchased from the C and S Bell Co. by the City of Norwich in 1912 for use as a firebell. It was used until it was replaced by an electric siren in 1939. This monument was erected in 1985 by the Norwich Jaycees in honor of Norwichs [sic] progress in the first 100 years.

 
Erected 1985 by Norwich Jaycees and Farrar Corporation.
 
Location. 37° 27.46′ N, 97° 50.945′ W. Marker is in Norwich, Kansas, in Kingman County. Marker is on Main Street south of 1st Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is at Norwich City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 Main Street, Norwich KS 67118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Runnymede (approx. 8.3 miles away); Jeff Long Post No. 104 (approx. 15.3 miles away); The Ole Harper Fountain (approx. 15.3 miles away); Old Runnymede Church (approx. 15.5 miles away); U.S. (Army) Sgt. Willsun Marcus Wayne Mock (approx. 15.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Norwich at KCEDC. (Submitted on January 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. C. S. Bell And His Bellfoundry
City of Norwich Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
2. City of Norwich Fire Bell and Marker
. (Submitted on January 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. C. S. Bell Company of Hillsboro, Ohio. (Submitted on January 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. The Bell Foundry. (Submitted on January 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkCommunicationsDisastersMan-Made Features
 
City of Norwich Fire Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
3. City of Norwich Fire Bell
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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