Albany in Dougherty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Built c. 1906
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Education. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 31° 34.744′ N, 84° 9.243′ W. Marker is in Albany, Georgia, in Dougherty County. Marker can be reached from North Jackson Street south of Flint Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is mounted at eye-level near the southwest corner of the subject building, just to the left of the south entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 North Jackson Street, Albany GA 31701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Albany Municipal Auditorium (a few steps from this marker); Freedom Alley and City Hall (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Nelson Tift (about 600 feet away); Dougherty County (about 600 feet away); Albany Theatre British Royal Air Force Memorial (about 700 feet away); United States Post Office — Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Albany (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
Regarding Carnegie Library. National Register of Historic Places #82002404. Currently houses the Albany Area Arts Council Administrative Offices.
Also see . . .
1. Carnegie Library, Albany, Georgia.
Perhaps the most recognizable legacy of Andrew Carnegie and later, Carnegie Corporation, is the American institution of the free public library. Between 1890 and 1917 Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Corporation of New York built 2,509 new libraries all over the world, including 1,681 in the Unites States. The recipient communities were required to pass an ordinance, guaranteeing annual tax support for the library operations.(Submitted on November 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. The Carnegie Library of Albany, Georgia.
The newly renovated Carnegie Library became the administrative offices of the Albany Area Arts Council in 1992.(Submitted on November 28, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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