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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Free Colored Mens Library

 
 
The Free Colored Mens Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 9, 2019
1. The Free Colored Mens Library Marker
Inscription.
At This Site - 113 Ice Street
The Home of The Rev. Ignatius Snowden
The Free Colored
Mens Library

and its predecessor
The Young Men's Colored
Reading Club


Operated from 1913 Until 1932.
These were the libraries for
African Americans in Frederick

This plaque Erected By
The Kiwanis Club of Frederick
June 6, 1998

[Plaque below main plaque]
Libraries Founded By
Clifford E. Holland

 
Erected 1998 by The Kiwanis Club of Frederick.
 
Location. 39° 24.685′ N, 77° 24.758′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Ice Street north of West South Street (Route 144), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Ice Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Library Campaign Song (here, next to this marker); Ulysses Grant Bourne (within shouting distance of this marker); Saints Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Braddock, Washington, and Franklin
The Free Colored Mens Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 9, 2019
2. The Free Colored Mens Library Marker
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); B & O Railroad Station (about 400 feet away); Water Level of the 1976 Flood (about 600 feet away); Jacob Engelbrecht's Diary (about 600 feet away); 173 West All Saints Street (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
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