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The Dalles in Wasco County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Carnegie Library

 
 
Carnegie Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
1. Carnegie Library Marker
Inscription. Dedicated in September, 1910, this classical-style brick structure was one of many throughout Oregon and Washington constructed with grant assistance from the Carnegie Foundation during 1898-1916. In 1912, by contract with the Wasco County Court for library service, it became the Dalles City-Wasco County Library. This building served The Dalles area for 56 years as a public library. In 1966 the present library opened at 722 Court Street.
 
Erected by City of The Dalles.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 45° 36.004′ N, 121° 11.013′ W. Marker is in The Dalles, Oregon, in Wasco County. Marker is on East 4th Street near Washington Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 East 4th Street, The Dalles OR 97058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wasco County Courthouse 1914 (within shouting distance of this marker); First Congregational Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civic Auditorium (about 400 feet away); Elks Temple (about 400 feet
Carnegie Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
2. Carnegie Library and Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance.
away); The Commodore (about 400 feet away); Foley House (about 500 feet away); The Dalles City Hall 1908 (about 500 feet away); Methodist Parsonage (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in The Dalles.
 
Categories. EducationNotable Buildings
 
Carnegie Library image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 1, 2017
3. Carnegie Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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