Stereograph of fire bell tower, Augusta, Georgia

Collection:
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System Collection
Title:
Stereograph of fire bell tower, Augusta, Georgia
Publisher:
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library, Augusta, Georgia
Date of Original:
1860/1894
Subject:
Bell towers--Georgia--Augusta
Architecture--Georgia--Augusta
Pedestrians--Georgia--Augusta
Historic buildings--Georgia--Augusta
Fire lookout stations--Georgia--Augusta
Location:
United States, Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta, 33.47097, -81.97484
Medium:
stereographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
Stereograph photograph of a bell tower built on Broad St. in 1860. Known as "Big Steve." It was used in the late 1800s as a fire lookout tower. A lookout was stationed in the compartment at the top to call out the volunteer fire fighters if a fire was spotted.
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/gaec_stg_stg014
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/augusta/do:stg014
Language:
eng
Holding Institution:
Augusta-Richmond County Public Library
Rights:

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