Historical Marker Series

Carnegie Libraries

Showing results 1 to 10 of 138
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM7U_the-carnegie-library_Beaver-Falls-PA.html
Constructed in 1903 as the County's first library building. The building funds were furnished by an Andrew Carnegie grant and the site and maintenance by the citizens of Beaver Falls and the Big Beaver Falls School District.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HMWJ_danvilles-carnegie-library_Danville-IN.html
(Side one):At May 1902 meeting newly-formed Library Board authorized lot purchase and tax levy to support a public library as required by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie for funding. Designed by S. C. Dark of Indianapolis in Classical Revival Style; built 19…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1LI_atticas-carnegie-library_Attica-IN.html
Ladies Library Association of Attica, created 1885, deeded its library building to city; city library opened 1902 with a collection of 1,500 books. Funds from Andrew Carnegie made it possible to build a new library here on land originally owned by Daniel St…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1R5_baldwin-university_Berea-OH.html
In 1845, Baldwin Institute, one of the first schools in the area open to all students regardless of gender, race, or creed, was chartered. The wealth generated by the sandstone and grindstone industries of Berea allowed John Baldwin to found the school. Ten…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2F9_academic-building-at-fisk-university_Nashville-TN.html
The Academic Building at Fisk University was designed by Nashville architect Moses McKissack and was made possible by a gift from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. On May 22, 1908, William H. Taft, later 27th President of the United States, laid the cornersto…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM2WN_carnegie-library_Hibbing-MN.html
This library was donated to Hibbing by Andrew C. Carnegie. Mr. Carnegie was a financier who made his fortune in steel. The library was finer than many in larger cities. It had all the major books available at the time. When the building was demolish…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM4HI_carnegie-library_Gaffney-SC.html
This Classical Revival building, built in 1913-14 and designed by Arthur W. Hamby, was one of 14 public libraries built in S.C. between 1903 and 1916 with funding from Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Foundation. A 1938 addition compatible to the original desig…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM5ID_covington-carnegie-library_Covington-IN.html
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM5R5_sparta-free-library_Sparta-WI.html
Prior to the construction of this building in 1902, the Sparta Free Library had several homes in the community. Schick and Roth, a LaCrosse architectural firm, designed the library building. Steel magnate Andrew Carnegie provided construction funds. The…
www.historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM6X7_carnegie-library_Honea-Path-SC.html
Honea Path is the smallest town of the fourteen South Carolina communities with libraries funded by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation. Dr. John Wright, Mayor John Humbert, and Miss Jennie Erwin were leaders in obtaining the $5000 grant. The Honea Path Library …
PAGE 1 OF 14