Manistee Fire Hall

Manistee Fire Hall (HM45)

Location: Manistee, MI 49660 Manistee County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 14.741', W 86° 18.97'

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In early October 1888, the Manistee City Council hired Frederick Hollister of Saginaw, the architect of Manistee's principal school, to design a fire hall to replace the original station, which was constructed in 1872-1873 on Filer Street. Later that month the Manistee Democrat predicted that the city's new fire hall would be "a model of convenience and usefulness." Constructed of brick, cut-stone and French plate glass and trimmed with galvanized iron, this Romanesque Revival-style building was constructed by the local firm of Brownrigg and Reynolds at a cost of $7,516. The dome is covered with copper. The hall opened in June 1889 when Manistee's first "fire truck," a horse-drawn steam engine, was brought from the original hall.
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HM NumberHM45
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Marker NumberL1647
Year Placed1990
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 554599 N 4899388
Decimal Degrees44.24568333, -86.31616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 14.741', W 86° 18.97'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 14' 44.46" N, 86° 18' 58.20" W
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Area Code(s)231
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 279 1st St, Manistee MI 49660, US
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