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Peck Library

 
 
Peck Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 17, 2010
1. Peck Library Marker
Inscription.  
Library and 600 Seat Opera
House Constructed May 1894
To May 1895. Willed to the
People of Martathon by Mrs.
Mercena Brink Peck A.D. 1891

 
Erected by Marathon Area Historical Soc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEntertainmentWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 42° 26.479′ N, 76° 1.985′ W. Marker is in Marathon, New York, in Cortland County. Marker is on East Main Street (County Route 221), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 East Main Street, Marathon NY 13803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A.C. Baker & Son (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church Bell (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Japheth Hunt (within shouting distance of this marker); Hulbert's Block (within shouting distance of this marker); Flag Pole (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marathon.
 
Also see . . .
1. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Place. (Submitted on March 19, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
2. Peck Memorial Library - National Archives. National Register of Historic Places documentation (Submitted on January 22, 2024, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Peck Memorial Library & Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 17, 2010
2. Peck Memorial Library & Marker
Peck Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 17, 2010
3. Peck Memorial Library
The Peck Library is on the National Register image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 17, 2010
4. The Peck Library is on the National Register
Peck Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 17, 2010
5. Peck Memorial Library
Peck Memorial Library - Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 17, 2010
6. Peck Memorial Library - Detail
The faded paint on the front of the building which says "Theater" is painted on top of the words "Opera House.
<i>Marathon Library and Opera House, Marathon, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Wm. Jubb, circa 1910
7. Marathon Library and Opera House, Marathon, N.Y.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2024. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 1,123 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 19, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   7. submitted on December 24, 2014. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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