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Winterset in Madison County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carnegie Building

 
 
Carnegie Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February /18/2014
1. Carnegie Building Marker
Inscription.

Built in 1903 and used as the Public Library from 1905 to 2001

Renovated in 2002 and reopened as City Hall in 2003

In Memoriam
Dr. Charles D. Bevington
Born January 13, 1826 Died November 13, 1903
Resident of Winterset since 1853
The site for this building was donated by S. G. Bevington and L. M. Alexander
His surviving children

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 41° 20.056′ N, 94° 0.933′ W. Marker is in Winterset, Iowa, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Avenue and 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Court Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 124 West Court Avenue, Winterset IA 50273, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 102 West Court Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 102 North 1st Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); 106 North 1st Avenue (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 108 North 1st Avenue (about 300 feet away); 52 Court Avenue
Carnegie Building Bevington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February /18/2014
2. Carnegie Building Bevington Marker
(about 300 feet away); 110 North First Avenue (about 300 feet away); 54 Court Avenue (about 300 feet away); 112 North 1st Avenue (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Winterset.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Winterset Official Website. (Submitted on March 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Right. (Submitted on March 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy. (Submitted on March 30, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features
 
Carnegie Building image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February /18/2014
3. Carnegie Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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