Upper Lake in Lake County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Harriet Lee Hammond Library
Location. 39° 9.957′ N, 122° 54.61′ W. Marker is in Upper Lake, California, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Second Street and Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 Second Street, Upper Lake CA 95485, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Tallman Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ice House (about 400 feet away); The Livery Stable (about 500 feet away); League's Store (about 600 feet away); The IOOF Hall Diamond Match Lumber Co. (about 700 feet away); Bloody Island (approx. 1½ miles away); Bloody Island (Bo-no-po-ti) (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Lake.
Also see . . . Lake County's website provides additional historical information:. J.N. League donated space in his store building for Upper Lake's first library in 1914. Upper Lake's Harriet Lee Hammond Library opened in 1916. Mrs. Hammond donated the building in memory of her husband, Charles Mifflin Hammond, who died in 1915. Amy Murdock and Lottie Mendenhall donated the land. The Upper Lake Women's Protective Club ran the library on donations and fundraisers until the 1940s, then became a tax-funded operation. When a county library system formed in the 1970s, Upper Lake joined the system in 1975. (Submitted on October 17, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.)
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