Broken Bow Carnegie Library - Broken Bow, NE
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
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The Broken Bow Carnegie Library is now used as a professional office building. It is located at 255 South 10th Street, Broken Bow, NE
Waymark Code: WM16D13
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 07/04/2022
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member scrambler390
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The Broken Bow Carnegie Library was built with a donation of $10,000 donation from the Carnegie Corporation. The library was designed by architect M. L. Blair and built between 1915 and 1916 by Clyde Elder. The library was dedicated on March 25, 1916. It was an active library until 1972. Currently it is a law office.

The Broken Bow Carnegie Library is a two story high building is built of brick and has a gable roof covered in red tiles. A set of steps leads up to the central entrance which is flanked by a pair of rectangular windows. Above the entrance is the inscription:


The gable sides of the building have a set of four windows on the upper level. An extension with a flat roof at the rear has an additional set of four windows.

Street address:
255 South 10th Street.
Broken, Bow, NE United States

County / Borough / Parish: Custer

Year listed: 1998

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event; Education

Periods of significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924

Historic function: Education

Current function: Commerce/Trade

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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