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Homestead in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team

 
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
1. Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team Marker
Inscription. Carnegie Library opened here 1898. Host to athletic club that included world-renowned swimmers. Coached by Jack Scarry, Olympic medal winners were Susan Laird and Jo McKim, 1928, and Lenore Kight Wingard, 1932 and 1936. Anna Mae Gorman competed in 1932.
 
Erected 2004 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 40° 24.44′ N, 79° 54.186′ W. Marker is in Homestead, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker is on 10th Street 0.1 miles west of Andrew Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of the Carnegie Library of Homestead. Marker is in this post office area: Homestead PA 15120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carnegie Library of Homestead (a few steps from this marker); Bost Building (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Bost Building (about 700 feet away); Frances Perkins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Homestead Grays
Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
2. Carnegie Library of Homestead Swim Team Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Homestead Strike (approx. half a mile away); Homestead Strike Victims (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Homestead.
 
Also see . . .  Homestead Library Athletic Club Swim Team - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Sports
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1905
3. Carnegie Library of Homestead
Courtesy of the Pennsylvania State Archives
Carnegie Library of Homestead Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
4. Carnegie Library of Homestead Sign
Carnegie Library of Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
5. Carnegie Library of Homestead
Main Entrance
Carnegie Library of Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, July 22, 2011
6. Carnegie Library of Homestead
Homestead swim coach Jack Scarry image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1934
7. Homestead swim coach Jack Scarry
Library and Archives Division, Sen. John Heinz History Center
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   4, 5, 6. submitted on July 22, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on July 26, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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