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Madison in Morris County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Former James Library

 
 
Former James Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, May 16, 2020
1. Former James Library Marker
Inscription.  Constructed with funding provided by philanthropist D. Willis James. This 1900 Romanesque revival edifice has an interior featuring medieval inspired stenciling, glass, and ironwork. In 1969, it became the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts. Founded by Edgar and Agnes Land.
 
Erected by Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 40° 45.578′ N, 74° 25.004′ W. Marker is in Madison, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. and Green Village Rd., on the left when traveling north on Main St.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Main St, Madison NJ 07940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Madison (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bottle Hill Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sayre Homestead (approx. ¼ mile away); Mead Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Francis Asbury
Former James Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, May 16, 2020
2. Former James Library Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Chatham Township (approx. half a mile away); Miller's Station (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Regarding Former James Library. The Former James Library is now home to the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the State Register of Historic Places and the Morris County Heritage Commission.
 
Also see . . .  Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. (Submitted on October 10, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Former James Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, May 16, 2020
3. Former James Library Marker
Former James Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Raymond Siwek, May 16, 2020
4. Former James Library Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 3, 2020, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 3, 2020, by Raymond Siwek of Morristown, New Jersey. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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