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Old Jacksonville Free Public Library

 
 
Old Jacksonville Free Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 17, 2019
1. Old Jacksonville Free Public Library Marker
Inscription.  
Old Jacksonville
Free Public Library

Built c. 1904
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1987 by Bedell Law Firm.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 30° 19.656′ N, 81° 39.37′ W. Marker is in Jacksonville, Florida, in Duval County. It is in Urban Core. Marker is at the intersection of East Adams Street (State Road 228) and Ocean Street (U.S. 1/90), on the right when traveling west on East Adams Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 E Adams St, Jacksonville FL 32202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Great Endurance Run" (within shouting distance of this marker); Seminole War Blockhouse Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Florida Pharmacy Association (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Immaculate Conception Church - 1907
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(about 600 feet away); The Carling Hotel (about 700 feet away); The Jacksonville Historical Society (about 700 feet away); The Florida Medical Assn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elk’s Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jacksonville.
 
Regarding Old Jacksonville Free Public Library. The Old Jacksonville Free Public Library was designed by New York Architect Henry John Klutho using a Greek Ionic style typical of Carnegie libraries. Today it houses the Bedell Law Firm, the oldest law firm in Florida.
 
Old Jacksonville Free Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 17, 2019
2. Old Jacksonville Free Public Library Marker
Old Jacksonville Free Public Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 17, 2019
3. Old Jacksonville Free Public Library
Jacksonville Free Public Library 1904 plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, August 17, 2019
4. Jacksonville Free Public Library 1904 plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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