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Carnegie Library - Guthrie, Oklahoma
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
N 35° 52.692 W 097° 25.268
14S E 642523 N 3971590
Quick Description: Today, this former library is part of the Oklahoma Territorial Museum, in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2009 7:30:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM7QPG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 8

Long Description:
Marker out front of the building states:

Carnegie Library
Built in 1902 with a grant of $25,000 from Andrew Carnegie. It housed the first tax supported library in Oklahoma. It was the site of the inaugurations of Territorial Governor Frank Frantz in 1905 and 1st State Governor Charles N. Haskell in 1907.

Scene of many public and club meetings the building was the meeting place for the Betsy Ross Society's women who sewed Oklahoma "46th Star" U.S. flag after statehood.

It was given by the City of Guthrie to the Oklahoma Historical Society in 1969, entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1971 and opened as Oklahoma Territorial Museum Nov. 13, 1973.
Address of Library Building:
406 E Oklahoma Avenue
Guthrie, OK USA
73044


Current Use of Building: Territorial Museum

Year Built (optional): 1902

Website about building: [Web Link]

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