James V. Brown Library
Carile Higgins Brown
1831-1902 Member of DAR
The inspiration for the library came
from the Lycoming Chapter of the
Daughters of the American Revolution.
It opened in 1907. It has long served
as the major public library in North
Central Pennsylvania. It features
a local history collection and an
extensive Children's Wing.
Erected by the City of Williamsport.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 41° 14.564′ N, 77° 0.08′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is at the intersection of 4th Street and State Street, on the right when traveling west on 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 East 4th Street, Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Little League Big Legacy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Russell InnMarket Square (about 600 feet away); Lycoming College (about 700 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 800 feet away); Lycoming County (about 800 feet away); Symbols Of Our Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
Also see . . . James V. Brown Library History. (Submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.