Community Library

Community Library (HM1AXH)

Location: Richland, MI 49083 Kalamazoo County
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N 42° 22.629', W 85° 27.373'

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The Ladies Library Association raised the funds to build this Classical Revival style building, which was completed in 1910. After serving as a private library for thirty-eight years, it was sold first to the Richland Rural Agricultural School (1948) and then to the First Presbyterian Church (1959). In 1981 the Richland Community Library Board purchased it. Through a community fund-raising campaign, the building was renovated and became the public library for Richland Township in 1983.
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberL1189A
Year Placed1987
Placed ByBureau of History, Michigan Department of State
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 627096 N 4692806
Decimal Degrees42.37715000, -85.45621667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 22.629', W 85° 27.373'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 22' 37.74" N, 85° 27' 22.38" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8900-8956 Park St, Richland MI 49083, US
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