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Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Auburn Public Library

 
 
Auburn Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
1. Auburn Public Library Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1908-09 with a grant from the Andrew Carnegie Corporation. Building designed in the Greek Revival style of architecture by A.D. Fellows. Formally dedicated May 26, 1909, it housed the City Library for 59 years. Auburn City offices occupied the basement floor until 1937. Building vacated by the library system in 1968 following the merger of City and County library systems. Designated California Point of Historical Interest in 2000.
 
Erected 2001 by Placer County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 38° 53.983′ N, 121° 4.318′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Almond Street north of Lincoln Way, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 Almond Street, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Auburn Masonic Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Central Square (about 500 feet away); Veteran's Memorial Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Odd Fellows Hall, Auburn Lodge #7
Auburn Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
2. Auburn Public Library
Gift of
Andrew Carnegie
1908

Plaque mounted to the right of the entrance door.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Auburn Drug Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gold Discovered Just Downstream in Auburn Ravine! - Why Daylight North Rich Ravine? (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Historic Cooper Amphitheater (approx. ľ mile away); Placer County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Auburn.
 
Also see . . .  Auburnís Carnegie Library Sparkles at Age100. An Auburn Journal article by Gus Thomson. (Submitted on June 13, 2010.) 
 
Additional keywords. Carnegie Library
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Architectural Detail on Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
3. Architectural Detail on Building
Auburn Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 12, 2010
4. Auburn Public Library
Marker can be seen above the bushes to the left of the entrance door.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 759 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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