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Covington in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Covington Carnegie Library

 
 
National Register - - Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 2, 2008
1. National Register - - Library Marker
Inscription. This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 40° 8.422′ N, 87° 23.758′ W. Marker is in Covington, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker is at the intersection of Fifth Street and Crockett Street, on the right when traveling north on Fifth Street. Click for map. On South - East Corner. Marker is in this post office area: Covington IN 47932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fountain County Clerk's Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Covington - Indiana City Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The House With The Lions (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fountain County (Indiana) Court House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fountain County Centennial Memorial (approx. mile away); Fountain County Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away); Twentieth Century Functional Commercial Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Esther Test Wallace (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andrew Carnegie
Covington Library image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 2, 2008
2. Covington Library
Front entrance. The side entrance is handicap accessible. Many trees for shade on side of building. The marker is on the right of the front entrance.
. A "Herald Films" video tribute to Andrew Carnegie's thoughts, photos, and locations. In his day - the richest man in the world "Gave It Away". (Submitted on March 9, 2009, 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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Check Out Desk image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 2, 2008
3. Check Out Desk
"Bryant" working desk with up to date computer can check your book out quickly. The double doors under the clock leads to the front exterior of the library.
Reading Nook ! image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 2, 2008
4. Reading Nook !
Just off front desk. The computer lab is around corner and filled with busy users. School is out for summer but the library was very busy.
Showcase of Artifacts image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 2, 2008
5. Showcase of Artifacts
(Click photo for closer look.) A number of items loaned or donated over the years.
Interior Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 2, 2008
6. Interior Marker
Stating that this Covington Library was built in 1913 - 1914. The building has been well kept (and updated along the years) providing a useful reading and learning tool for the people of the area.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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