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Wyoming Branch of the Free Library

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
1. Wyoming Branch of the Free Library Marker
Inscription. The last library funded by noted philanthropist Andrew Carnegie opened here October 30, 1930, as the Wyoming Avenue Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia. Pittsburgh industrialist Carnegie endowed more than 2,500 libraries worldwide, including many in Philadelphia.
 
Erected 2005 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Carnegie Libraries marker series.
 
Location. 40° 1.27′ N, 75° 7.24′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 East Wyoming Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whitaker Mill Cedar Grove (approx. 0.9 miles away); Prince Hall Grand Lodge (approx. 1 miles away); Charles Allen Smith (approx. 1.8 miles away); Roy Campanella (approx. 1.9 miles away); Thomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Protest against Slavery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Owen Wister (approx. 2 miles away); Grumblethorpe (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
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Wyoming Branch of the Free Library image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2015
2. Wyoming Branch of the Free Library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 202 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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