Traverse City’s Last Fire Alarm Box – Where is it?

The Gamewell system of fire alarm boxes was installed in Traverse City in 1881, one of only 250 cities that had them that early.  Each box could send a message to a central dispatch board which gave the location where the the box was activated.  Currently one box remains–on exhibition–at a place readers might readily guess: Where is it?

2 thoughts on “Traverse City’s Last Fire Alarm Box – Where is it?”

    1. Bingo! It’s beside the main pedestrian entrance. Well done, Cornelia! We offer kudos to the Traverse City Fire Department which honors its history.

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