“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Terrell in Kaufman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Carnegie Public Library

Carnegie Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, August 28, 2016
1. Carnegie Public Library Marker
Inscription.  Opened 1904 through the efforts of local women's clubs. Building a gift of public benefactor Andrew Carnegie. Only library in Kaufman County; has been information center for students of five local colleges and a site of early civic functions.

Has over 14,000 books.
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9426.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducation. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries 📚 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
Location. 32° 44.297′ N, 96° 16.691′ W. Marker is in Terrell, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is at the intersection of North Frances Street and West High Street, on the right when traveling south on North Frances Street. The Carnegie Library Building houses the Terrell Heritage Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 North Frances Street, Terrell TX 75160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library Building (here, next to this marker); Gov. Oscar Branch Colquitt (1861-1940)
Carnegie Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, August 28, 2016
2. Carnegie Public Library
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Church of the Good Shepherd (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The American National Bank (about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church (about 700 feet away); First Christian Church of Terrell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rockwall and Brin Church of Christ (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terrell.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 286 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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