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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James V. Brown Library

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. James V. Brown Library Marker
Inscription.  

James Vanduzee Brown
1826-1904 Lumberman

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, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations.
 
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); Market Square
James V. Brown Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. James V. Brown Library and Marker
(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); Architectural Artifacts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Main (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.)
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
3. James V. Brown Library
Notables on Brown Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
4. Notables on Brown Library
Notables on Brown Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
5. Notables on Brown Library
Notables on Brown Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
6. Notables on Brown Library
 
 
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 40 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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