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Cheyenne in Laramie County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
 

Durant Bell

 
 
Durant Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
1. Durant Bell Marker
Inscription.
The Durant Hose Co., and J.T. Clark Co., each purchased huge bells, and boasted the first fire engines in Cheyenne.
Both companies used the fire bells as long as their organizations existed.
The J.T. Clark Bell may be seen at the old Johnson School.
Restored 1982

 
Erected by City of Cheyenne.
 
Location. 41° 8.138′ N, 104° 49.299′ W. Marker is in Cheyenne, Wyoming, in Laramie County. Marker can be reached from O'Neil Avenue near West 21st Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2101 O'Neil Avenuer, Cheyenne WY 82007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Mt. Sinai Congregation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cattle Barons & Business Giants (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cheyenne's Early Fire Companies (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Cheyenne's Carnegie Public Library -- 1901-1966 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Cheyenne - Ft. Laramie - Deadwood Trail
Durant Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 27, 2016
2. Durant Bell and Marker
(approx. mile away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mark's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheyenne.
 
More about this marker. The Durant Bell is located in the east courtyard of the Cheyenne City Municipal Building.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 117 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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