Wadsworth Library
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly
N 42° 47.741 W 077° 48.869
18T E 269830 N 4741968
Quick Description: Public Library serving the Geneseo, NY area.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/30/2008 5:00:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM32GX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 17

Long Description:
In 1842, local landowner James Wadsworth established the Athenaeum collection for students at Livingston County High School, free of charge. This was one of the first free public libraries established in the country. When the collection outgrew it's space the present library was built. In 1869, New York State legislature established Wadsworth Library in the Village of Geneseo for use by residents and schools of Livingston County. Originally endowed by the Wadsworth family, the Library is also funded by the Village and Town of Genseseo and Geneseo Central School District.
The library has OWWL access, an on-line catalog shared by public libraries in Ontario, Wayne, Wyoming and Livington counties.
Classification of Library: Public Library (Open to all)

Internet access available: Yes - Library Terminal: Register with Library Clerk to use

Hours of Operation:
Monday 1:30 PM - 8:30 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Wednesday - Closed Thursday 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Friday 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM Saturday 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Sunday - Closed

Approximate date of opening.: 01/01/1842

Library Website: [Web Link]

Additional Internet Connection Options: Not listed

Visit Instructions:

As a suggestion for your visit log, please make every effort to supply a brief-to-detailed note about your experience at the Waymark. If possible also include an image that was taken when you visited the Waymark. Images can be of yourself, a personal Waymarking signature item or just one of general interest that would be of value to others. Sharing your experience helps promote Waymarking and provides a dynamic history of your adventures.

Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Libraries
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
There are no logs for this waymark yet.