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Woodbridge in Middlesex County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Barron Library

 
 
Barron Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 19, 2013
1. Barron Library Marker
Inscription.
First library in Middlesex County on land
and money donated by the Barron family.
Constructed in Richardsonian
Romanesque Revival Style Architecture
with massive Belleville stone, floral
stained glass, and terra cotta panels.

Built 1877

 
Location. 40° 33.669′ N, 74° 16.437′ W. Marker is in Woodbridge, New Jersey, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of Rahway Avenue and Port Reading Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Rahway Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 582 Rahway Avenue, Woodbridge NJ 07095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Barron Estate (here, next to this marker); Barron Arts Center (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Woodbridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Aaron Dunn Homestead/Jost-Keating House (about 300 feet away); Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots of Woodbridge (about 600 feet away); First Presbyterian Church Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Woodbridge.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker in Woodbridge image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 19, 2013
2. Marker in Woodbridge
Barron Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 19, 2013
3. Barron Library and Marker
Barron Library image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, January 19, 2013
4. Barron Library
This structure, built in 1877, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Today, it is home of the Barron Arts Center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 199 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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