Featured Item: The museum draws light to a bell from Talladega’s first fire truck from 1914.

 

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Billy Miller generously loaned this fire bell to the Hall of Heroes. It has been a treasured part of the Miller family for decades.

Mr. Miller, a member of the Talladega Fire Department for four years, was for 16 years connected with the City Police Department, part of which time he was assistant police chief.

The City presented him with the bell from Talladega's first fire truck, and the bell hung on a pole on his property.

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Previously Featured Items

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The museum draws light to a World War I trench bugle found after a building fire near town.

 

Thank you to Douglas Whaley for loaning this beautiful artifact to the Hall of Heroes!

 

The inscription reads:

"JW York & Sons
Grand Rapids, MC
Chicago Depot
SPEC-1152
8-27-1918"