The YWCA and Jesup Memorial Library

The YWCA and Jesup Memorial Library (HM200K)

Location: Bar Harbor, ME 04609 Hancock County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 23.215', W 68° 12.412'

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Bar Harbor, Maine

—The Museum in the Streets —

Mrs. John S. Kennedy had the YWCA built in 1913 to provide housing for young women who came to town to work in the many summer cottages. It continues to provide housing for women to this day.           The Jesup Memorial Library was built in 1911 at the cost of $77,000 by the wife of Morris K. Jesup, a New York financier and far-sighted philanthropist. The Library offers modern service to residents and visitors from its elegant interior, reminiscent of classical academic libraries. It is one of three buildings open to the public on this walking tour.           Both institutions are private corporations meeting essential community needs.
HM NumberHM200K
Year Placed2013
Placed ByMuseum in the Streets
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 563174 N 4915154
Decimal Degrees44.38691667, -68.20686667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 23.215', W 68° 12.412'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 23' 12.9" N, 68° 12' 24.72" W
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Area Code(s)207
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 Mt Desert St, Bar Harbor ME 04609, US
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