Warren's Carnegie Library

Warren's Carnegie Library (HMRS7)

Location: Marion, IN 46952 Huntington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 41.004', W 85° 25.543'

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Side A
A Warren Public Library Board was organized in June 1916 after a public fundraising campaign to buy books and periodicals. In 1917, a grant of $10,000 from the Carnegie Corporation was confirmed to support construction of a free public library. Library Board selected Samuel Craig as supervising architect 1917. building is Neoclassical in design.

Side B
Supply and transportation problems as a result of World War I halted construction temporarily. Warren Free Public Library was dedicated June 5, 1920 with over 1,500 books. Improvements completed in 1990s. One of the 1,679 libraries built in the U.S. with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana built more Carnegie libraries than any other state.

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HM NumberHMRS7
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series, and the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series.
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Marker Number35.2007.1
Year Placed2007
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Library Gift Fund, and Friends of the Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 5:45am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 633033 N 4504803
Decimal Degrees40.68340000, -85.42571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 41.004', W 85° 25.543'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 41' 0.24" N, 85° 25' 32.58" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 117 E 3rd St, Marion IN 46952, US
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