Old Carnegie Library

Old Carnegie Library (HMFIB)

Location: Valdosta, GA 31601 Lowndes County
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N 30° 49.838', W 83° 16.968'

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Inspired by a grant of $15,000 from Andrew Carnegie, citizens constructed this building as a Carnegie Library in 1913, for $40,000. This was the first public building designed by local Architect Lloyd B. Greer and was formally opened June 1914. The facility became inadequate, and the South Ga. Regional Library was built on Woodrow Wilson Dr. in 1988. Until 1976 the Carnegie Library was a branch library. In April 1977, the Lowndes Co. Historical Society occupied the building, using it as a museum and headquarters
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HM NumberHMFIB
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
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Year Placed1993
Placed ByThe Valdosta Town Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 281658 N 3413062
Decimal Degrees30.83063333, -83.28280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 49.838', W 83° 16.968'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 49' 50.28" N, 83° 16' 58.08" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 305 W Central Ave, Valdosta GA 31601, US
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