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St. Joseph in Berrien County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

St. Joseph's Firemen

1898

 
 
St. Joseph's Firemen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 26, 2013
1. St. Joseph's Firemen Marker
Inscription.
In Memoriam
Erected to commemorate
the bravery of those who
heroically gave up their
lives in the performance
of duty at the burning of
York's Opera House,
Benton Harbor, Michigan,
Sunday, September 8, 1896.
Edward H. Gange
Silas F. Watson
Frank M. Seaver
Arthur C. Hill
Robert L. Rofe
"Theirs, not to make reply.
Theirs, not to reason why.
Theirs, but to do and die."

 
Erected by St. Joseph Volunteer Fire Department.
 
Location. 42° 6.681′ N, 86° 28.905′ W. Marker is in St. Joseph, Michigan, in Berrien County. Marker is at the intersection of Port Street and Lake Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Port Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Joseph MI 49085, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Creating a Harbor (here, next to this marker); Commercial Fishing (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph River Swing Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Miami (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Lighthouse Supply Depot
St. Joseph's Firemen Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 26, 2013
2. St. Joseph's Firemen Memorial
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commercial Shipping (about 400 feet away); Recreational Boating (about 400 feet away); Shipbuilding in the Twin Cities (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Joseph.
 
Categories. Disasters
 
St. Joseph's Firemen Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, April 26, 2013
3. St. Joseph's Firemen Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 29, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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