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Perth Amboy in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle Forged 1883

 
 
The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle Forged 1883 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
1. The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle Forged 1883 Marker
Inscription.
For closed to a century this antiquated 400lb. converted locomotive wheel has been a symbol of courage, pride and valor to the men of the firefighting profession.

Coveted by many fire companies throughout the years, it has been secretly buried - concealed under floors or behind brick walls and guarded as a priceless treasure, always disappearing for unaccountable reasons to turn up again years later.

Though its intrinsic value is little, historically it exemplifies the tradition and devotion of the firemen of this city, always dear to their hearts as a living reminder of the men who first heard its commanding call to duty.
 
Location. 40° 30.369′ N, 74° 15.966′ W. Marker is in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and High Street on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perth Amboy NJ 08861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bill of Rights Arch (here, next to this marker); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (within shouting distance of this marker); The Polish Veterans of World War II, Post 40 (within shouting distance of this marker); Perth Amboy City Hall

The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 18, 2014
2. The Perth Amboy Fireman's Triangle
(within shouting distance of this marker); Market Square (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Earl of Perth (within shouting distance of this marker); Surveyor General's Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perth Amboy.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 200 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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