Carnegie Library -- Ft Scott KS
N 37° 50.378 W 094° 42.434
15S E 349778 N 4189395
Quick Description: The Fort Scott Carnegie Library building, built in 1902, is still used as the city's public library today.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 3/26/2013 9:57:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMGP0E
The handsome Classical Revival red brick and stone Carnegie Library building at 201 S National in downtown Fort Scott was built by a grant from the Carnegie Founation issued in 1901. The library opened the next year.
"Carnegie Library" is carved onto the stone pedestals that support the pole lights at the entrance to the building.
Over 111 years later, the building still serves this community as a library.
Address of Library Building:
201 S National
Fort Scott, KS
Current Use of Building: Fort Scott Public Library
Year Built (optional): 1/1/1902
Website about building: [Web Link]
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