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Beaver Falls in Beaver County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Carnegie Library
 
The Carnegie Library Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
1. The Carnegie Library Marker
 
Inscription. Constructed in 1903 as the County's first library building. The building funds were furnished by an Andrew Carnegie grant and the site and maintenance by the citizens of Beaver Falls and the Big Beaver Falls School District.
 
Erected by Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 40° 45.252′ N, 80° 19.183′ W. Marker is in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, in Beaver County. Marker is at the intersection of Seventh Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 18) and 13th Street on Seventh Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1301 7th Avenue, Beaver Falls PA 15010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joe Namath (a few steps from this marker); Second Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Union Drawn Steel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Patterson Heights Incline (approx. 0.8 miles away); Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beaver Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver County Historical Research & Landmarks Foundation. Marker Program (Submitted on July 7, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
The Carnegie Library Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
2. The Carnegie Library Marker
 
 
The Carnegie Library Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
3. The Carnegie Library
March Parklet can be seen to the left of the building.
 
 
March Parklet Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
4. March Parklet Plaque
This plaque is on the left side of the fašade, below the building plaque. It reads: "March Parklet. Dedicated to James H. March, Sr. for his inspiring efforts and community service for the Beaver Falls area. June 1969."
 
 
Beaver Falls Historical Society & Museum Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
5. Beaver Falls Historical Society & Museum Plaque
"Est. 1945." It is on the fašade of the building, to the right.
 
 
Beaver Falls Centennial Time Capsule 1868–1968 Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, March 4, 2006
6. Beaver Falls Centennial Time Capsule 1868–1968
"To be opened in 100 years or at the discretion of proper authority." This plaque is on the ground against the foundation, to the right of the entrance below the Beaver Falls Historical Society & Museum plaque.
 
 
Medley Grave Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Wintermantel, December 23, 2012
7. Medley Grave
Grave located in Grove Cemetery in New Brighton.
Charles Medley
Fire Chief of City of Beaver Falls, PA. 1899-1914
Mayor of City of Beaver Falls, PA. 1946-1950

E. Fern Medley
Librarian at Carnegie Free Library in Beaver Falls, PA 1921-1967

"Many call her blessed for inspiring in them love of literature and zest for life"
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,835 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 5, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   7. submitted on December 23, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
 
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