Mary Lemist Titcomb

Mary Lemist Titcomb (HM20UT)

Location: Hagerstown, MD 21740 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 37.943', W 77° 43.4'

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1857 - 1932

—Education And Business Figure —

Titcomb began her career in library science in Concord, Massachusetts. in 1901, she became the first director of the newly-created Washington county free library on Summit Avenue. She served for over 30 years. Titcomb was an innovator in county-wide library systems and established a network of 66 "book stations" around Washington county. In 1905 she began operation of the first "bookmobile" in the United States. Titcomb was laid to rest in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, Massachusetts. She rests surrounded by Emerson, Hawthorne, Alcott, Thoreau and other literary giants, the works of whom she passionately shared with our citizens. She was inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame in 1990.
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Date Added Thursday, August 17th, 2017 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266278 N 4390501
Decimal Degrees39.63238333, -77.72333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 37.943', W 77° 43.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 37' 56.58" N, 77° 43' 24" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 583-597 MD-65, Hagerstown MD 21740, US
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