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Hanford in Kings County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Carnegie Museum

 
 
Carnegie Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, 2017
1. Carnegie Museum Marker
Inscription.  Built with funds donated by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, this building served as Hanford's Public Library from the time it opened in February of 1906 until it was replaced by a new library in 1968. It now houses a local historical museum.
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducation. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries, and the Rotary International series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1906.
 
Location. 36° 19.659′ N, 119° 38.722′ W. Marker is in Hanford, California, in Kings County. Marker is on Eighth Street east of Douty Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 E Eighth Street, Hanford CA 93230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kings County Jail (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kings County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Kings County’s First Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); Mussel Slough Tragedy
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(approx. 5˝ miles away); Kingston (approx. 7.1 miles away); El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos (approx. 9.1 miles away); Traver (approx. 12.2 miles away); The Historic Kingsburg Jail (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanford.
 
Carnegie Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, 2017
2. Carnegie Museum and Marker
The marker is to the left of the doorway.
Cornerstone - 1905 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, 2017
3. Cornerstone - 1905
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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