Ladies Library Building Historical

Ladies Library Building Historical (HM1UP6)

Location: Traverse City, MI 49684 Grand Traverse County
Country: United States of America

N 44° 45.745', W 85° 37.266'

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On July 28, 1869, eight Traverse City women organized the Ladies Library Association. In 1878 the association purchased its first building, at 205 East Front Street. In 1909 the association sold that building and retained Fred E. Moore as architect and E. E. Buckner as contractor to build the present structure. The cornerstone and time capsule were put into place on July 23, 1909. This building was used as a library until 1949. It served the city until 1983. In 1986 it was renovated for private law offices.
HM NumberHM1UP6
Year Placed1987
Placed ByBureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 26th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees44.76241667, -85.62110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 45.745', W 85° 37.266'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 45' 44.7" N, 85° 37' 15.96" W
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Area Code(s)231, 810
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-216 Cass St, Traverse City MI 49684, US
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