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Mason City in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Mason City Public Library

1903

 

— Iowa Historic Site —

 
Mason City Public Library NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2015
1. Mason City Public Library NRHP Marker
Inscription.  
This property is listed in the
National Register of Historic Places

 
Erected by Iowa State Historical Department Division of Historic Preservation.
 
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. 43° 9.118′ N, 93° 11.844′ W. Marker is in Mason City, Iowa, in Cerro Gordo County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, on the left when traveling east on State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 208 East State Street, Mason City IA 50401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Music Man" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Historic Park Inn Hotel and City National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur Rule House (approx. ¼ mile away); Tom Mac Nider House
Mason City Public Library and NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 2, 2015
2. Mason City Public Library and NRHP Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Harry D. Page House (approx. ¼ mile away); James Blythe House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mason City.
 
Regarding Mason City Public Library. The building is no longer used as a library.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mason City Public Library National Register Info. (Submitted on October 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. How Andrew Carnegie Turned His Fortune Into A Library Legacy (NPR, 2013). (Submitted on October 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries. (Submitted on October 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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