Giant Dalmatian Fire Hydrant – Weirdness Wednesdays May 15, 2019

I saw this on Only in Your State websitehttps://www.onlyinyourstate.com/texas/15-bizarre-roadside-attractions-in-tx/ (#1) when looking recently for the Killer Bee Statue World’s Largest Killer Bee Statue – Weirdness Wednesdays May 1, 2019. It lost the title of World’s Largest Fire Hydrant several years after gaining the title; it’s now the third largest fire hydrant; see the Beaumont link below for details on the other two larger fire hydrants. The fire hydrant is next to the Fire Museum of Texas (FMOT).

Official Website: http://www.fmotassn.com/ and http://www.firemuseumoftexas.org/

The Fire Museum of Texas (FMOT) is recognized as one of Texas’ best FREE places for individuals, groups and families to visit! Opened originally as the Beaumont Fire Department Historical Museum in 1984, the FMOT has been endorsed by the State Firemen’s and Fire Marshal’s Association as Texas’ official fire museum since 1986.
Fire Museum of Texas
400 Walnut @ Mulberry
Beaumont, TX 77701

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
After hours by appointment

Atlas Obscura: No listing located – for either the Fire Hydrant or the Fire Museum of Texas (FMOT)

Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau: www.beaumontcvb.com/things-to-do/entertainment/roadside-attractions/giant-hydrant/

Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/firemuseumtx/ (FMOT)

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Worlds-Largest-Fire-Hydrant/1407716129334738

Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Fire+hydrant+Beaumont+Texas

https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Fire%20Museum%20of%20Texas%20Beaumont%20Texas (FMOT)

Google Maps: Google Maps Location FMOT (visible on Street View across the street from the FMOT building)

Historical Marker DataBase: No marker listed

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/explore/tags/firemuseumoftexas/

Mojo Traveler: https://mojotraveler.com/worlds-largest-working-fire-hydrant/

Only In Your State: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/texas/15-bizarre-roadside-attractions-in-tx/ (#1)

Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=Fire%20Museum%20of%20Texas&rs=typed

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/277112183298294959/

Roadside America: https://www.roadsideamerica.com/story/7358

Texas Hill Country: https://texashillcountry.com/gigantic-fire-hydrant-beaumont/

Tour Texas: https://www.tourtexas.com/articles/55/10-wacky-roadside-attractions-in-texas-you-need-to-see

Trip Advisor: https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g60737-d1142768-Reviews-Fire_Museum_of_Texas-Beaumont_Texas.html

Tumblr: No listing located

Twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=Fire%20Museum%20of%20Texas&src=typd

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fire_Museum_of_Texas

Yelp: https://www.yelp.com/biz/fire-museum-of-texas-beaumont?osq=Fire+Museum+of+Texas

YouTube channel or search: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhXOJOlMLDA

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Dalmatian+Fire+Hydrant+Beaumont+Texas

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Fire+Museum+of+Texas+Beaumont+Texas

Past Weirdness Wednesdays Posts: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/weirdness-wednesdays/

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