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Emporia in Lyon County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

John B. Anderson Memorial Library

 
 
John B. Anderson Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
1. John B. Anderson Memorial Library Marker
Inscription.
The
John B. Anderson
Memorial Library
Erected A.D. 1901
by
Andrew Carnegie
in grateful remembrance
of Mr. Anderson
who opened his own
private library
for the working boys
of
Allegheny City,
of whom
Mr. Carnegie was one.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 38° 24.826′ N, 96° 11.735′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Kansas, in Lyon County. Marker is on College of Emporia Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1220 College of Emporia Drive, Emporia KS 66801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corky (approx. 0.8 miles away); Hovgard Memorial Tower (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Our Flag Was Still There..." (approx. 0.8 miles away); White Memorial Park (approx. one mile away); Kress Building (approx. one mile away); William Allen White (approx. one mile away); Emporia (approx. one mile away); Site of the "Kanzas News" (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
 
Also see . . .  Anderson Memorial Library National Register Nomination
John B. Anderson Memorial Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
2. John B. Anderson Memorial Library and Marker
. (Submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkEducation
 
John B. Anderson Memorial Library Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
3. John B. Anderson Memorial Library Cornerstone
John B. Anderson Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
4. John B. Anderson Memorial Library
West wing
John B. Anderson Memorial Library image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 2, 2011
5. John B. Anderson Memorial Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 22, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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