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Anthony in Harper County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Carnegie Library

 
 
Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
1. Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription.  
This building given
the People of Anthony by
Anthony Carnegie
of New York City
A.D. MCMIX
Mauran - Russell • Architects

 
Erected 1911 by Carnegie Corporation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries series list.
 
Location. 37° 9.154′ N, 98° 1.664′ W. Marker is in Anthony, Kansas, in Harper County. Marker is at the intersection of Springfield Avenue and Main Street (Kansas Highway 44), on the left when traveling north on Springfield Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anthony KS 67003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); September 11, 2001 Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Destination Topolobampo (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Runnymede Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); U.S. (Army) Sgt. Willsun Marcus Wayne Mock
Carnegie Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., August 25, 2012
2. Carnegie Library and Marker
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(approx. 9.3 miles away); Jeff Long Post No. 104 (approx. 9.3 miles away); The Ole Harper Fountain (approx. 9.3 miles away); Veteran's Memorial Hall (approx. 12.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anthony.
 
Regarding Carnegie Library. As of 2012, the library building is empty and deteriorating.
 
Also see . . .
1. Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Bright. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on January 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

2. Carnegie Collections at Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript website entry (Submitted on January 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie Corporation website entry (Submitted on January 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 440 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Feb. 3, 2023