Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wessington Springs in Jerauld County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carnegie Library

 
 
Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
August 29, 2021
1. Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription.  The Wessington Springs Carnegie Library, built in 1917 at a cost of $7,000 is the last of 25 South Dakota public libraries financed by steel magnate Andrew Carnegie through the Carnegie Library Building Program. Since its formal opening on February 1, 1918, the building has been in continuous use as a library.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 1, 1918.
 
Location. 44° 4.755′ N, 98° 34.331′ W. Marker is in Wessington Springs, South Dakota, in Jerauld County. Marker is on West Main Street east of Dakota Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 W Main St, Wessington Springs SD 57382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stratton Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Jerauld County Courthouse (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wessington Springs' First Home (about 600 feet away); Wessington Springs, South Dakota Veterans Memorial
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 700 feet away); Legion Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Municipal Field House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neutral Ground (approx. 0.2 miles away); Noble's Trail Campsite (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wessington Springs.
 
Wessington Springs Carnegie Library & Marker image. Click for full size.
August 29, 2021
2. Wessington Springs Carnegie Library & Marker
National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
August 29, 2021
3. National Register of Historic Places Marker
Listed on the Register in 1999.
Dedication Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
August 29, 2021
4. Dedication Stone Marker
Dedicated to our pioneer fathers and mothers who climbed the hills and saw a vision beautiful built they here their homes and by labor gained contentment

-erected 1936
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2021. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 31, 2021. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=180762

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Jun. 20, 2024