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Edgerton in Williams County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Edgerton Fire Bell

 
 
Edgerton Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 1, 2013
1. Edgerton Fire Bell Marker
Inscription. This Bell was first installed in the bell tower of the town hall on August 13, 1885, and was used for fire and alarms. The Fire Bell was relocated to the Town Hall court yard of August 13, 1990.
     This Fire Bell served the residents as its only means of fire warning until the nineteen twenties when the village electrified and switched to a fire siren.
 
Erected by Edgerton Village Council.
 
Location. 41° 26.905′ N, 84° 44.865′ W. Marker is in Edgerton, Ohio, in Williams County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of S. Michigan Avenue (Ohio Route 49) and E. Indiana Street (U.S. 6), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edgerton OH 43517, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edgerton Civil War Monument (a few steps from this marker); Cedar Hill Farm (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rail Speed Record (approx. 10.3 miles away); Bryan's Air Mail Field (approx. 10½ miles away); Land Office Building (approx. 10.8 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Edgerton Fire Bell in Village Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 1, 2013
2. Edgerton Fire Bell in Village Park
(approx. 10.8 miles away); Daeida Hartell Wilcox Beveridge / Amelia Swilley Bingham (approx. 10.8 miles away); Paul Allman Siple (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edgerton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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