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Whitinsville in Worcester County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Whitinsville Social Library

 
 
Whitinsville Social Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
1. Whitinsville Social Library Marker
Inscription.  

Edward Whitin and
Arthur Fletcher Whitin
have erected this building
to be maintained forever
as a
free library
for the use of the
Citizens of Northbridge
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On the diffusion
of education
among the people
rest
the preservation
and perpetuation of
our free institutions

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 42° 6.672′ N, 71° 39.814′ W. Marker is in Whitinsville, Massachusetts, in Worcester County. Marker is on Church Street east of Main Street/Linwood Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Church Street, Whitinsville MA 01588, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); David P. Casey (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial
Whitinsville Social Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
2. Whitinsville Social Library Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vietnam War Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Northbridge Contingent in the Nations Wars - 1939-1955 (about 400 feet away); Thomas J. Melia, Jr. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Corporal John M. Dawson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Welcome to Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitinsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. About the Whitinsville Social Library. (Submitted on May 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Whitinsville Social Library Building Celebrates Its 100th Year (2013). (Submitted on May 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Whitinsville Social Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
3. Whitinsville Social Library
Whitinsville Social Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
4. Whitinsville Social Library
Whitinsville Social Library and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 15, 2018
5. Whitinsville Social Library and Markers
Markers flank the entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 17, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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