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Bronson in Branch County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Bronson Public Library

 
 
Bronson Public Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 19, 2012
1. Bronson Public Library Marker
Inscription. The Bronson library originated in the early 1880s as the Ladies Library Association. In 1888 the township assumed ownership. Built with funds donated by steel tycoon Andrew Carnegie, the Classical Revival Bronson Public Library opened on May 23, 1912. This structure typifies Carnegie libraries. Between 1889 and 1923, Carnegie generated community support for free libraries across the country with his generous donations.
 
Erected 2000 by Michigan Historical Center, Michigan Department of State. (Marker Number L2090.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries, and the Michigan Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 41° 52.405′ N, 85° 11.691′ W. Marker is in Bronson, Michigan, in Branch County. Marker is at the intersection of North Matteson Street and York Street, on the left when traveling north on North Matteson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 N Matteson St, Bronson MI 49028, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chicago Road (approx. 1.8 miles away); Harriet Quimby (approx. 8.7 miles away); Branch Cemetery
Bronson Public Library image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 19, 2012
2. Bronson Public Library
(approx. 8.7 miles away); Colon / Harry Blackstone (approx. 9 miles away); Governor Cyrus Gray Luce (approx. 10.9 miles away); Branch County / Branch County Courthouse Site (approx. 11 miles away); Branch County Korean and Vietnam Wars Memorial (approx. 11 miles away); Coldwater War Memorial (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on April 19, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2012, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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