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Whitney Pier Historical Museum

Alarm, Fire


Accession number: X.338
Date: 1800s
Measurements: 35 cm L x 35 cm W x 14 cm H
Narrative: Used in the 1800's with a horse drawn buggy.A fireman would repeatly step on the bell all the way to the fire.
Description: Wooden box. Bell is mounted to the underside of the box. On top of the box is a metal pedal which was stepped on to activate the bell.