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Massillon in Stark County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Central Firehouse Fire Alarm Bell

 
 
Central Firehouse Fire Alarm Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
1. Central Firehouse Fire Alarm Bell Marker
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Massillon's Central Firehouse, 1895-1970, with bell/hose tower.
Inscription. Purchased in 1878, this bell was installed at the central engine house on the northeast corner of Charles Avenue and Park Row Southeast. In 1895, it was moved to the tower of the next city's central firehouse at the northeast corner of Charles and City Hall Street Southeast (photo. When the bell cracked, it was recast in Baltimore in 1930 and returned to the tower until 1952, when the tower was removed.
 
Location. 40° 47.764′ N, 81° 31.283′ W. Marker is in Massillon, Ohio, in Stark County. Marker can be reached from 1st Street SE 0.1 miles north of Tremont Street SE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Bell is located in front of James Duncan Plaza. Marker is in this post office area: Massillon OH 44646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lillian Gish (1893-1993) & Dorothy Gish (1898-1968) (a few steps from this marker); The Little Steel Strike of 1937 (within shouting distance of this marker); Young People's Christian Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Football Pioneer Paul E. Brown (approx. 1.1 miles away); Private William R. Richardson
Central Firehouse Fire Alarm Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, February 8, 2015
2. Central Firehouse Fire Alarm Bell Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert Pinn (approx. 1.4 miles away); Nobles Pond (approx. 4.6 miles away); Spanish Mortar (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Massillon.
 
Also see . . .  Massillon, Ohio Fire Department. (Submitted on February 9, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 8, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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