This brown building with a green roof sits in the town of Manton north of Cadillac. A small sign over the front door reads MANTON FIRE BARN 1872. I am guessing the bell was to alert firefighters to a fire and summoned them to the fire barn. The tower in the back was to hang and dry hoses. I did a little research, I am not sure, but I think this is one of the oldest fire stations still standing in Michigan. I did find this old photo of the fire barn and firefighters
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