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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carnegie Building

 
 
Carnegie Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Carnegie Building Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1904 with a gift from Penn State trustee and industrialist Andrew Carnegie, it was the university's first library building. It typefies more than 2,000 college and community libraries built with donations from Carnegie.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 40° 47.8′ N, 77° 51.884′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Pattee Mall west of Pollock Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Public Speaking (within shouting distance of this marker); Postwar Authors (within shouting distance of this marker); The Daily Collegian (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Botany (within shouting distance of this marker); Science, Technology and Society
The Carnegie Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. The Carnegie Building
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(within shouting distance of this marker); President Atherton (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwab Auditorium (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oak Cottage (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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May. 22, 2022