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Richfield in Sevier County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Richfield Carnegie Library

 
 
Richfield Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
1. Richfield Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription. Built in 1913-14, the Richfield Carnegie Library is one of 23 Carnegie Libraries in Utah and one of over 1650 library buildings in the United States that were built by millionaire/philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie donated the entire cost of the building on the condition that the town provide the land, books, librarian and an annual maintenance budget. The Richfield Carnegie Library is the only Carnegie Library designed in the Craftsman Style and is one of the very few examples of the Craftsmen Style on a non-residential building in the state. The Richfield Carnegie Library was designed and built by Archibald G. Young, a local architect/builder, who is credited with constructing numerous buildings in the Richfield area.
 
Erected 1986 by Division of State History. (Marker Number N-773.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 38° 46.092′ N, 112° 4.995′ W. Marker is in Richfield, Utah, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of East Center Street and 100 East, on the left when traveling east on East Center Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 89 East Center Street, Richfield UT 84701, United States of America.
 
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Richfield Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
2. Richfield Carnegie Library Marker
The marker is mounted on the front of the building to the right of the entrance doors.
least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richfield Presbyterian Church and School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Omni – Richfield (approx. mile away); Academy Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Richfield Pioneers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Lime Kiln (approx. 1.7 miles away); Glenwood United Order (approx. 5 miles away); ZCMI Co-Op Building 1878-1930 / Glenwood Cooperative Mercantile (approx. 5 miles away); Elsinore (approx. 6.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richfield.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Richfield Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 14, 2014
3. Richfield Carnegie Library
 
 
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