Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Free Public Library Building in the United States
Public Library Building
in the United States
Completed in 1890
Women's Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Erected by Women's Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
Location. 40° 27.176′ N, 80° 0.333′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Allegheny Square East west of East Ohio Street. Touch for map. Located on right side of the building entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Hay Reed (within shouting distance of this marker); Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Taze Russell (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Allegheny Market House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Allegheny Post Office Founding Convention of the CIO (about 600 feet away); Allegheny High School (about 800 feet away); Saint Peter Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Education •
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