Eau Gallie Public Library

Eau Gallie Public Library (HMX1G)

Location: Melbourne, FL 32935 Brevard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 7.93', W 80° 37.57'

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This library is the second oldest library in Brevard County. It was founded by the members of the Avilah Club in 1898. Its first location was in the Eau Gallie Post Office (See marker on Highland Avenue.)

The Eau Gallie Woman's club took over the function of the library about 1939. The library was then located in Ella Rossetter's insurance office on Ninth Street (now Eau Gallie Boulevard.)

The library at various times has been located in a restaurant, the city hall and the Civic Center on Highland.

The first permanent home of the library was erected on this site in 1962. Books were moved down the hill from the Civic Center by a "book brigade" of concerned citizens.

This building was erected and dedicated in 1998.
HM NumberHMX1G
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 11:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 536711 N 3111899
Decimal Degrees28.13216667, -80.62616667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 7.93', W 80° 37.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 7' 55.80" N, 80° 37' 34.20" W
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Area Code(s)321
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1521 Pineapple Ave, Melbourne FL 32935, US
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