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|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266278 N 4390501|
|Decimal Degrees||39.63238333, -77.72333333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 37.943', W 77° 43.4'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 37' 56.58" N, 77° 43' 24" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 583-597 MD-65, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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