Attica's Carnegie Library

Attica's Carnegie Library (HM1LI)

Location: Attica, IN 47918 Fountain County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 17.515', W 87° 14.989'

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Ladies Library Association of Attica, created 1885, deeded its library building to city; city library opened 1902 with a collection of 1,500 books. Funds from Andrew Carnegie made it possible to build a new library here on land originally owned by Daniel Stump. It opened 1904. Building is Neoclassical design. Tall Crane fountains placed in front.

Library underwent major interior renovation 1988; complementary addition completed 1995. Library included in Brady Street Historic District, listed in National Register of Historic Places 1990. One of 1,679 libraries built in U. S. with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana built more Carnegie libraries than any other state.
HM NumberHM1LI
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series, and the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series.
Marker Number23.2005.1
Year Placed2005
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Attica Community Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 478766 N 4460187
Decimal Degrees40.29191667, -87.24981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 17.515', W 87° 14.989'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 17' 30.90" N, 87° 14' 59.34" W
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Area Code(s)765
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 305 S Perry St, Attica IN 47918, US
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