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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Brookville's Carnegie Library

 
 
Brookville's Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Brookville's Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription. Dedicated in 1912, starting with approximately 600 books; collections and services have expanded to meet needs of local patrons. One of 1, 679 libraries built in U.S. with funds from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Indiana built more Carnegie libraries than any other state.
 
Erected 1995 by Indiana Historical Bureau, and Friends of Brookville Town-Township Library. (Marker Number 24.1995.2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries, and the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 25.474′ N, 85° 0.749′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 52) north of East 9th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the front lawn of the Brookville Library in Brookville, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 919 Main Street, Brookville IN 47012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goodwin Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brookville College (about 500 feet away); James Brown Ray (about 600 feet away); The Purple Heart (about 600 feet
Obverse Side - - Brookville's Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Brookville's Carnegie Library Marker
away); Old Brookville Church and Cemetery (about 800 feet away); Brookville's Grandstand (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookville Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Courthouse Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andrew Carnegie ::. Courtesy:: "Herald Films" is a video tribute to Andrew Carnegie's thoughts, photos, and locations. In his day - the richest man in the world "Gave It Away". (Submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 

2. Video - Biography of Andrew Carnegie (Courtesy - YouTube):. (Submitted on February 6, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
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Brookville Library - - Memorials image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Brookville Library - - Memorials
Brookville Library - - Memorial Bricks image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. Brookville Library - - Memorial Bricks
Memorial at Library Tree image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
5. Memorial at Library Tree
Text reads: "In memory of our Friend Claire Ariens"
The Little Red Hen - - Brookville Library image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
6. The Little Red Hen - - Brookville Library
Obverse View - - The Little Red Hen - Brookville Library image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
7. Obverse View - - The Little Red Hen - Brookville Library
Full View - - Brookville Library image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
8. Full View - - Brookville Library
 
 
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