Details for Palestine Carnegie Library (Atlas Number 5001008788)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5001008788


Marker Number 8788
Atlas Number 5001008788
Marker Title Palestine Carnegie Library
Index Entry Palestine Carnegie Library
Address 502 N. Queen St.
City Palestine
County Anderson
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 250507
UTM Northing 3517239
Subject Codes libraries; institutional buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 502 N. Queen St., Palestine
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Outgrowth of 1853 effort by Judge John Graham Gooch to see circulating library established in Palestine, at first lending his own books. Original city library was replaced by this structure, built 1914 with aid from the Carnegie Foundation. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970