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North Monmouth in Kennebec County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Monmouth Museum's North Monmouth Library

 
 
Monmouth Museum's North Monmouth Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
1. Monmouth Museum's North Monmouth Library Marker
Inscription.  The land for the Library was donated by the Winthrop Mills Company and it was designed by the Hon. Harry H. Cochrane. Construction started in 1926 under the direction of Victor King of North Monmouth. Dedication exercises for the New Library were held on July 17th, 1926.

In Nov. of 2014, The Library directors decided to turn the library over to the Monmouth Museum, with the intent to use the former library to sell some of its publications, store some of its written assets and to make it a Research Center for the community.
 
Location. 44° 16.543′ N, 70° 1.668′ W. Marker is in North Monmouth, Maine, in Kennebec County. Marker is on North Main Street south of New Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located directly in front of the subject building, to the right of the sidewalk at the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 North Main Street, North Monmouth ME 04265, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Androscoggin County Mail Route 1794 (approx. 9.4 miles away); Revolutionary War Patriots
North Monmouth Library Marker<br>(<i>marker on right • National Register plaque on wall</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
2. North Monmouth Library Marker
(marker on right • National Register plaque on wall)
(approx. 11.7 miles away); Lewiston Maine Civil War Memorial (approx. 15.8 miles away); Bonney Park (approx. 16 miles away); Cities of the Androscoggin (approx. 16 miles away).
 
Regarding Monmouth Museum's North Monmouth Library. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017.
 
Also see . . .  North Monmouth Library placed on National Register of Historic Places. For 87 years, the North Monmouth Library operated on Main Street — a bright yellow box of a building that drew in children like Shelia Sanford with its promise of newspapers and comics. “When I was a little girl, I used to go to the library, it was a central place in those days. Everybody went to the library.” (Submitted on July 24, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
National Register of Historic Places plaque<br>(<i>mounted on wall  left of entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque
(mounted on wall left of entrance)
This property
is listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
North Monmouth Library image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 12, 2019
4. North Monmouth Library
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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