Bay City Library

Bay City Library (HM29SB)

Location: Bay City, TX 77414 Matagorda County
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N 28° 58.846', W 95° 58.041'

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Organized in 1912, the Bay City Public Library was first housed in the J. P. Keller Insurance Company office. The non-profit Bay City Library Association, also formed in 1912, spearheaded community fund raising efforts to operate the library. Land was purchased in 1913, and a library building was completed in 1914. The first librarian was Miss Josephine McCullough. A new library building was constructed in 1958, and a friends of the library organization was formed in 1977. The Bay City library became part of the Texas state library system in 1987.
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HM NumberHM29SB
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Year Placed1989
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 210857 N 3209484
Decimal Degrees28.98076667, -95.96735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 58.846', W 95° 58.041'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 58' 50.76" N, 95° 58' 2.4599999999998" W
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Area Code(s)979, 281
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1900 5th St, Bay City TX 77414, US
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