Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie (HM1EUQ)

Location: Anacortes, WA 98221 Skagit County
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Country: United States of America
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N 48° 30.945', W 122° 37.062'

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The late, great, rich & powerful
Andrew Carnegie:
A real man of steel

Born 1835 in Scotland
came to USA 1848.
Was a bobbin-boy, clerk
telegraph & newspaper guy,
built bridges, made iron,
near monopolized steel.

Wrote books & became a philanthropist.
He helped build 3000 librarys [sic]
world-wide, including ours.
Anacortes paid half & opened
these doors, 1910.
Carnegie d. [died] 1919.
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series
Year Placed2010
Placed ByBill Mitchell and Concerned Citizens and Organizations
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 4:33pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 528232 N 5373696
Decimal Degrees48.51575000, -122.61770000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 30.945', W 122° 37.062'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 30' 56.70" N, 122° 37' 3.72" W
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Area Code(s)360
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1305 8th St, Anacortes WA 98221, US
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