Gilroy in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Gilroy Carnegie Library
Is Listed in the
of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected 1988 by United States Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries 📚 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
Location. 37° 0.467′ N, 121° 34.304′ W. Marker is in Gilroy, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is on Fifth Street when traveling west. The Library Building is located on the Northeast corner of Fifth and Church Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 195 Fifth Street, Gilroy CA 95020, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Alcalde” (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Butterfield Overland Stage (approx. ¼ mile away); Gilroy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rancho San Ysidro / San Ysidro SchoolFranklin Family Ranch (approx. 3.1 miles away); Rucker School Historical Site 1894 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Chitactac-Adams Heritage County Park (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gilroy.
More about this marker. This site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on 06/23/1988
Regarding Gilroy Carnegie Library. This Carnegie library was the first of William H. Weeks' seven "classic Carnegies" of the Greek temple style. It is now the site of the Gilroy History Museum.
Also see . . .
1. The Gilroy Museum. The museum is located at the Gilroy Carnegie Library. (Submitted on April 30, 2009.)
2. List of Carnegie libraries in California. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on November 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.