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Big Duke Alarm Bell in Savannah, GA

101 E Oglethorpe Ave Savannah, , GA 31401
This interesting attractions was built in 1872, over 100 years ago.

In those days the chime was utilized to caution the residents of Savannah if there was a fire bursting. Later it was utilized as a general notice sound, and reported significant occasions, for example, the finish of the Spanish-American War. It is situated close to the Savannah Fire Department Headquarters and was devoted as a remembrance to firemen in 1985. The chime was named for Alderman Marmaduke Hamilton who was the administrator of the City Council Fire Committee from 1871 to 1873. The chime is presently an image of the Savannah Fire Department overall, from when it started to today.


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