Welwood Murray Memorial Library

Welwood Murray Memorial Library (HMZME)

Location: Palm Springs, CA 92262 Riverside County
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N 33° 49.379', W 116° 32.801'

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In 1938 George Welwood Murray donated this land to provide for a library as a memorial to his father, Welwood Murray, pioneer hotel operator. Cornelia white donated an additional strip of property on the eastern end of the site. The existing structure, designed by John Porter Clark and constructed by Charles Chamberlin, opened as the first permanent home of the Palm Springs Public Library in February 1941. With the completion of the Library Center at Sunrise Plaza in October 1975 the Welwood Murray Memorial Library became the downtown branch.
Marker NumberHSPS-13
Placed ByCity of Palm Springs & McCallum Desert Foundation
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 541949 N 3742621
Decimal Degrees33.82298333, -116.54668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.379', W 116° 32.801'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 22.74" N, 116° 32' 48.06" W
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Area Code(s)213, 760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-116 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs CA 92262, US
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