Scott County's Carnegie Library Historical

Scott County's Carnegie Library Historical (HM1VLO)

Location: Scottsburg, IN 47170 Scott County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 41.085', W 85° 46.226'

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Side AScott County Board of Commissioners appointed a library board 1917 in response to citizen petitions for a public library. Library board sought Carnegie grant for funding assistance. locally $7,500 was raised; Carnegie grant of $12,500 was added. Library opened and had 4,453 volumes in 1921.Side B
Structure of brick and limestone designed by Clifford Shopbell & Co. in Renaissance Revival style; 1986 addition designed by Pecsok, Jelliffe, Randall & Nice. One of 1,679 libraries built in U.S. with funds from Philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana build more Carnegie libraries that any other state.
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
Year Placed2002
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Preservation Alliance, Inc., and Scoutt County Community Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, November 10th, 2016 at 9:06am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 606942 N 4282511
Decimal Degrees38.68475000, -85.77043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.085', W 85° 46.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 5.1" N, 85° 46' 13.56" W
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Area Code(s)812
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-63 W Wardell St, Scottsburg IN 47170, US
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