This fall I had planned on doing a walking tour of Willa Cather sites in Manhattan, but a foot injury has temporarily put the kibosh on long walks for me. However, last week I was able to make it to… Read More ›
Jaffrey Public Library38 Main StreetJaffrey, New Hampshire 03452Facebook page Dedicated: July 4, 1896Memorial library bequeathed by Susan Bethia Clay Architect: H.M. Frances of FitchburgBuilder: J.D. Littlehale of Fitchburg Date visited: 3/11/14 I didn’t take any interior pictures of this beautiful… Read More ›
A visit to the Chester Public Library in Chester, CT. A classic small town library with lots of its original 1907 charm still intact.
Henry L. Stout (bio) Carnegie-Stout Public Library360 W. 11th StreetDubuque, IA 52001 website Carnegie grant date: January 12, 1901Grant amount: $60,000Library opened to public: October 20, 1902Architects: Williamson & SpencerStyle: Neo-Classical RevivalistAddition built: 1981Current holdings: 270,000 volumes; 600 periodicals &… Read More ›
One of the most beautiful libraries that I’ve stumbled upon in my travels. The Blackstone Memorial Library in Branford, CT is a must see for library and 19th century architecture enthusiasts.
A quick visit to the Kettleson Memorial Library in Sitka, Alaska. July 2010.