This is one of only four free public libraries in Arkansas funded by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. It was built of native limestone and completed in 1912 on this site which was donated by Eureka Springs resident Richard C. Kerens. The architect was George W. Hellmuth of St. Louis.
Erected by Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Community Development Partnership.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
Location. 36° 24.45′ N, 93° 44.194′ W. Marker is in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, in Carroll County. Marker is on Spring Street west of Hillside Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 194 Spring Street, Eureka Springs AR 72632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Timeless Place (here, next to this marker); Crescent Spring and Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Clayton-Becker House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Crescent Hotel & Spa
Also see . . .
1. Carnegie Libraries: The Future Made Bright. (Submitted on January 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Carnegie Libraries at Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture. (Submitted on January 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on November 16, 2015.