Mary Titcomb

Mary Titcomb (HM2FGS)

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N 39° 38.245', W 77° 43.639'

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A Leader in Learning

Mary Titcomb was the first librarian to lead the Washington County Free Library, the first county library chartered in the United States. She was dedicated to seeing that the library was accessible beyond the county seat, so she developed the first Book Wagon. This horse-drawn carriage traveled to rural destinations of Washington County, reaching readers who otherwise would not have the capability to visit the library. See how Mary Titcomb's work in Washington County went far beyond the circulation of books.
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Date Added Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 265953 N 4391070
Decimal Degrees39.63741667, -77.72731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 38.245', W 77° 43.639'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 38' 14.7" N, 77° 43' 38.34" W
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