Leavenworth Public Library

Leavenworth Public Library (HM1CZQ)

Location: Leavenworth, KS 66048 Leavenworth County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 18.81', W 94° 54.851'

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In 1899 the City of Leavenworth voted a tax levy for a library. Women's clubs, by library fund raising activities, accumulated $3,000 and steel magnate Andrew Carnegie contributed $30,000. The total was enough to build and equip the facility.

The library opened in May 1902.

Leavenworth's Carnegie Library was the first to be funded in Kansas and is among the last to serve in its original structure.
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
Year Placed1984
Placed ByLeavenworth County Historical Society
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 12:25am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 334975 N 4353313
Decimal Degrees39.31350000, -94.91418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.81', W 94° 54.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 48.60" N, 94° 54' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)913
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 S 5th St, Leavenworth KS 66048, US
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