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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Port Townsend in Jefferson County, Washington — The American West (Northwest)
 

Bell Tower

1980

 
 
Bell Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 19, 2015
1. Bell Tower Marker
Inscription. For more than 50 years, the bell was used to call volunteer fire fighters to their posts. It is the only known tower of its kind in the United States. It was restored in 2003 by the Jefferson County Historical Society and the City of Port Townsend and remains an important reminder of our heritage.

Visit other Historical Society sites including Historical Museum in Old City Hall, 540 Water Street, The Rothschild House, Franklin and Taylor; Archival and Genealogical Research Center, 13690 Airport Cutoff Road.
 
Erected by Jefferson County Historical Society.
 
Location. 48° 6.902′ N, 122° 45.51′ W. Marker is in Port Townsend, Washington, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Tyler Street just south of Jefferson Street. Touch for map. It is affixed to the Bell Tower. Marker is in this post office area: Port Townsend WA 98368, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fire Bell Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); The Haller Fountain
Bell Tower and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 19, 2015
2. Bell Tower and Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kuhn Building (about 500 feet away); Historical Marker (approx. mile away); Guarding the Entrance to Puget Sound – Coast Artillery Corps (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Crockett Blockhouse (approx. 5.7 miles away); Ebey Blockhouse (approx. 6.4 miles away); Sunnyside (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Townsend.
 
View from the Base of the Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 19, 2015
3. View from the Base of the Bell Tower
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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