Danville's Carnegie Library

Danville's Carnegie Library (HMWJ)

Location: Danville, IN 46122 Hendricks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 45.531', W 86° 31.366'

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At May 1902 meeting newly-formed Library Board authorized lot purchase and tax levy to support a public library as required by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie for funding. Designed by S. C. Dark of Indianapolis in Classical Revival Style; built 1902-1903; dedicated 1903 as Danville Public Library with approximately 1,000 volumes.

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Library has played major role in community's educational and cultural development. Additions built 1979 and 1999, doubling original space. Currently houses Danville Center Township Public Library. One of 1,679 libraries built in U.S. with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana built more Carnegie libraries than any other state.
Series This marker is part of the Carnegie Libraries series, and the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series.
Marker Number32.2001.1
Year Placed2001
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Danville Junior History Club sponsored by Danville Public Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 2:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 540879 N 4401101
Decimal Degrees39.75885000, -86.52276667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 45.531', W 86° 31.366'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 45' 31.86" N, 86° 31' 21.96" W
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Area Code(s)317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 204 S Indiana St, Danville IN 46122, US
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