Sandusky in Erie County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erie County Jail / Sandusky Library
A library has existed to serve Sandusky’s citizens since 1826. Beginning with the Portland Library and growing through the years, Sandusky’s library found its ultimate caretakers in a group of local women who started a fund to build a new library. Built with the aid of a $50,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie, Sandusky’s Carnegie Library was dedicated on July 3, 1901. Designed by New York architects D’Oench and
Erected 2015 by the William G. Pomeroy Foundation, the Sandusky Library, and The Ohio History Connection. (Marker Number 29-22.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 27.191′ N, 82° 42.64′ W. Marker is in Sandusky, Ohio, in Erie County. Marker is on West Adams Street east of Jackson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 W Adams St, Sandusky OH 44870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jury of Erie County Women / Erie County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knute Rockne Wedding (about 600 feet away); The Boy with the Boot (about 600 feet away); “The Early Birds” (about 600 feet away); Sandusky / Erie County (about 600 feet away); This Concretion (about Old Sandusky Post Office (about 700 feet away); Oran Follett (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandusky.
Also see . . . Sandusky Library and Erie County Jail. This page has a panorama of the block-long complex with the library on the left, the jail on the right and the new connecting wing between them. (Submitted on October 30, 2019.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2020. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 30, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.