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Roseau, Saint George, Dominica — Caribbean Region of the Americas (Lesser Antilles of the West Indies)
 

Carnegie Library of Roseau

 
 
Carnegie Library of Roseau Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 17, 2016
1. Carnegie Library of Roseau Marker
Inscription.  
This building is the gift
to the people of Dominica
of Andrew Carnegie Esquire
of Skibo Castle, Sutherland N.B.
A.D. 1905

 
Erected 1905.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkMan-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1905.
 
Location. 15° 17.714′ N, 61° 23.14′ W. Marker is in Roseau, Saint George. Marker is on Victoria Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anglican Church (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); World Wars Memorial (about 150 meters away); Glory to the French from Dominica (about 150 meters away); Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Roseau Bayfront (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Roseau Cathedral (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); David the Goliath (approx. half a kilometer away); a different marker also named Roseau Bayfront (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roseau.
 
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Carnegie Library of Roseau Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 17, 2016
2. Carnegie Library of Roseau Marker
The marker can be seen on the far left of the building's front porch. Note the "Free Library" text on the building's front. It is still used as a library and community literacy center.
Carnegie Library of Roseau and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, June 9, 2019
3. Carnegie Library of Roseau and Marker
The library was severely damaged during Hurricane Maria in 2017 and still not restored or protected.
Office of the President of Dominica image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, April 17, 2016
4. Office of the President of Dominica
Across the street from the Carnegie Library.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   3. submitted on June 16, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.   4. submitted on May 2, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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