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Halstead in Harvey County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carnegie Library

 
 
Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2012
1. Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription.

This building is the
gift of Andrew Carnegie
to the People of Halstead
A.D. 1917
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In honor of all the volunteers
who helped during the
1993 Floods in Halstead.
Thank you to all
who assisted in so many ways.
Neighbor helping neighbor
is what makes Halstead a
caring and special place to live.
Presented by the
Halstead Chamber of Commerce
August 14, 1993

 
Erected 1917.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 38° 0.197′ N, 97° 30.345′ W. Marker is in Halstead, Kansas, in Harvey County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 264 Main Street, Halstead KS 67056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Hardware Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sweezy House (about 400 feet away); War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles
1993 Floods Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2012
2. 1993 Floods Marker
away); Halstead Santa Fe Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lt. Eldo "Pop" Steele (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scout Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Horse and Buggy Doctor (approx. 1.6 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Halstead.
 
Regarding Carnegie Library. The 1917 Halstead Carnegie Library was apparently torn down in the early 1970s to make way for a new public library.
 
Also see . . .
1. Halstead Public Library. (Submitted on March 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Bright. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Photo of Halstead Carnegie Library. (Submitted on March 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Halstead Library Date Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2012
3. Halstead Library Date Stone
Halstead Public Library and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2012
4. Halstead Public Library and Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 159 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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