York Public Library - York, Nebraska
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 40° 52.072 W 097° 35.418
14T E 618796 N 4525045
Quick Description: Former public library in York, Nebraska.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 9/3/2006 7:21:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMPBK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 14

Long Description:
"Constructed in 1901-02 in York, the library is a fine example of educational architecture. Designed by Marrison H. Vail, the building incorporates elements of the Romanesque Revival-style of architecture. The York Public Library represents one of a small number of libraries built in the state prior to, and without Andrew Carnegie funding. Mrs. Lydia Woods, a local citizen, donated monies to build the facility, the first permanent home for the library since its early beginnings in the 1880s." ~ Nebraska State Historical Society website
Street address:
306 E. Seventh St.
York, Nebraska


County / Borough / Parish: York County

Year listed: 1990

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Library

Current function: Commerce/Trade

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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