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Grass Valley in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Grass Valley Library

 
 
Grass Valley Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 9, 2011
1. Grass Valley Library Marker
Inscription.  
Gift of Carnegie Corporation of New York
Dedicated August 4, 1916
National Register of Historic Places
March 26, 1992

 
Erected 1992 by Friends of the Nevada County Libraries.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries 📚 series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1978.
 
Location. 39° 13.016′ N, 121° 3.802′ W. Marker is in Grass Valley, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Street and Neal Street, on the right when traveling north on Mill Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 Mill Street, Grass Valley CA 95945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison Lodge No. 23 F. & A.M. (within shouting distance of this marker); Lola Montez 1819 - 1861 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Woman's Christian Temperance Union (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Emmanuel Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
Grass Valley Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 9, 2011
2. Grass Valley Library Marker
Marker is mounted on the front of the building to the right of the entrance.

Josiah Royce dedication plaque is seen to the left of the stairs..
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Edward Coleman House (about 600 feet away); Grass Valley Hardware (about 600 feet away); The Old Post Office (about 600 feet away); The Alpha Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grass Valley.
 
Regarding Grass Valley Library. The renowned teacher and philosopher Josiah Royce was born at this site in 1855.
 
Architectural Detail image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 9, 2011
3. Architectural Detail
1855 Josiah Royce 1916 image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 9, 2011
4. 1855 Josiah Royce 1916
•Born in Grass Valley•
Alumnus of the University of California • Renowned Harvard teacher and eminent American philosopher
Presented by the Harvard Club of San Francisco - 1933
Grass Valley Library image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 9, 2011
5. Grass Valley Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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