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Robbinsdale in Hennepin County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Garden Dedicated to Frances Pollard

 
 
Garden Dedicated to Frances Pollard marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever, June 14, 2017
1. Garden Dedicated to Frances Pollard marker
Inscription.  Frances was a member of Robbinsdale's first Library Board, April 6, 1904, and became a volunteer in the Library. In 1921 Miss Pollard became the first full-time Librarian. In 1926 the Historic Library Building in Robbinsdale was completed by the Robbinsdale Library Club. In 1955 Miss Pollard retired after serving the Library in one form or another for over Fifty years. We thank her for her service.
 
Erected 2010 by Robbinsdale Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducationWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 45° 1.864′ N, 93° 20.507′ W. Marker is in Robbinsdale, Minnesota, in Hennepin County. Marker is on Railroad Avenue N just south of 42nd Avenue North (County Road 9), on the right when traveling south. Marker is on a small pedestal near the southeast corner of the former Robbinsdale Branch Library, now the Robbin Gallery of the Robbinsdale Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4915 42nd Avenue N, Minneapolis MN 55422, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Lumberman" (approx. 2.4 miles away); Webber Pool (approx. 2˝ miles away); Earle Brown and the Brooklyn Farm (approx. 3.1 miles away); MLB ★ Minnesota Twins Rod Carew All★Star Field (approx. 3.3 miles away); Carl Ripken, Sr. (approx. 3.3 miles away); Marshall Terrace (approx. 3.4 miles away); Park Planning and the Grand Rounds (approx. 3.6 miles away); Columbia Park and Golf Course (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Marker and garden image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever, June 14, 2017
2. Marker and garden
The historic Robbinsdale Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By McGhiever, June 14, 2017
3. The historic Robbinsdale Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2020, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 18, 2020, by McGhiever of Minneapolis, Minnesota. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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