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Merrick in Nassau County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Library of Merrick

 
 
First Library of Merrick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 5, 2019
1. First Library of Merrick Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1891 by Edward C. Cammann and Richard P. Kent. Present edifice this site built 1897, was its fourth home
 
Erected by Historical Society of the Merricks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 40° 39.588′ N, 73° 33.023′ W. Marker is in Merrick, New York, in Nassau County. Marker is at the intersection of Merrick Avenue and Kirkwood Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Merrick Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2369 Merrick Avenue, Merrick NY 11566, 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. Merrick World War I Memorial (here, next to this marker); Kent-Cammann Wing, Merrick Library (a few steps from this marker); George Washington (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bennington Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Camp Meeting Grounds (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Merricks Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Grist and Saw Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Columbus Ave. (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Merrick.
 
First Library of Merrick and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 5, 2019
2. First Library of Merrick and Marker
Commemorative plaque (found to the right of the doorway) image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 5, 2019
3. Commemorative plaque (found to the right of the doorway)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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