Braddock Carnegie Library Historical

Braddock Carnegie Library Historical (HM1VA4)

Location: Braddock, PA 15104 Allegheny County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 24.101', W 79° 51.917'

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Braddock Carnegie

has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
In commemorating the history of the
United States of America

Built in 1888-1889 and dedicated March 30, 1889, This is the first library building in the United States funded by American Industrialist Andrew Carnegie, who intended it to be a "center of light and learning." The library played a seminal role in the evolution of Carnegie's vision of himself as a public benefactor of the working class.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Designated 2012
HM NumberHM1VA4
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 596290 N 4472959
Decimal Degrees40.40168333, -79.86528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.101', W 79° 51.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 6.06" N, 79° 51' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)412
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 419 Library St, Braddock PA 15104, US
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