Paul Sawyier Library

Paul Sawyier Library (HM1L5M)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
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N 38° 11.877', W 84° 52.802'

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(Front)Lilian Lindsey, who lived in the Vest-Lindsey House, founded the Frankfort Public Library. It opened on December 12, 1908, in the McClure Building, and was managed by the Frankfort Woman's Club until 1965. The library moved to the Old State House, then to the Masonic Building, and in 1925, to the Woman's Club Building.The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library(Reverse)The Franklin County Homemakers Clubs, in cooperation with the Library Extension Division, started a countywide bookmobile in 1955. The library and bookmobile service merged in 1965 and moved to the old post office, which was named Paul Sawyier Public Library in honor of the well-known artist. The new library opened in 2006.The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library
HM NumberHM1L5M
Marker Number2293
Year Placed2009
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685636 N 4229902
Decimal Degrees38.19795000, -84.88003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.877', W 84° 52.802'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 52.62" N, 84° 52' 48.12" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 319 Wapping St, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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