Carnegie Library Building

Carnegie Library Building (HM1DCK)

Location: Ballinger, TX 76821 Runnels County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 44.389', W 99° 57.013'

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This native limestone library was built in 1909-11 with funds from New York industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Local banker Jo Wilmeth donated the land and the Rev. J. D. Leslie, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, served as the supervising architect. The building's auditorium and club rooms were used for a variety of civic and cultural events, school social activities and temporary worship services of several local churches. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark

Entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1978
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
Marker Number732
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 409992 N 3511989
Decimal Degrees31.73981667, -99.95021667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 44.389', W 99° 57.013'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 44' 23.34" N, 99° 57' 0.78" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 N 8th St, Ballinger TX 76821, US
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