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Three Rivers in Saint Joseph County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Three Rivers Public Library

 
 
Old Three Rivers Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 19, 2012
1. Old Three Rivers Public Library Marker
Inscription. Built in 1904, this structure served as a public library for seventy-five years. Financed by an Andrew Carnegie grant, it was designed by A.W. Rush & Co. and built by H.V. Snyder & Son. Warren J. Willits donated the site. The exterior pink granite and the interior wood came from the local area. A mosaic skylight and four Grecian columns adorn the entrance room. The building is part of the Downtown Three Rivers Commercial Historic District.
 
Erected 1984 by Michigan History Division, Department of State. (Marker Number L1044A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries, and the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 56.769′ N, 85° 38.068′ W. Marker is in Three Rivers, Michigan, in Saint Joseph County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Business U.S. 131) and Moore Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 N. Main St, Three Rivers MI 49093, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Three Rivers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Three Rivers Town Cannon
Old Three Rivers Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 19, 2012
2. Old Three Rivers Public Library
Marker is attached to the front wall at the nearest corner
(approx. mile away); Site of Legendary Battle (approx. mile away); French Trading Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Three Rivers Civil War Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Three Rivers Soldiers Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Moab (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Three Rivers.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 283 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on April 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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