Jacksonville in Duval County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Jacksonville Free Public Library
Free Public Library
Built c. 1904
has been placed on the
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: Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Education. 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. 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); The Carling Hotel (about 700 feet The Florida Medical Assn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenleaf & Crosby Bldg. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greenleaf / Jacobs Clock (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Beginning (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.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 33 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.