Lapeer Public Library
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
N 43° 03.074 W 083° 19.079
17T E 311218 N 4769111
Quick Description: Located at the corner of Main (M-24) and Genesee Streets. Parking available on the east side.
Location: Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 12/5/2006 4:40:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM10QX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member "Paws"itraction
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Long Description:
Founded in 1859, the Lapeer Ladies Library Association gathered the community's first collection of books for lending. The popularity of the collection led the Carnegie Foundation to offer $10,000 to build a public library in 1916. In part through the efforts of Congressman Louis Cramton, a larger Carnegie grant was secured in 1921. The citizens of Lapeer provided the remainder of the funds needed to construct this Georgian Revival building. Designed by the prominent Detroit firm of Smith, Hinchman and Grylls, the library opened in 1923. In 1981 it was renamed to honor Newbery Award winning children's author and illustrator Marguerite de Angeli who was born in Lapeer in 1889.
Historical Name: Louis Cramton

Parking nearby?: yes

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website: [Web Link]

Registered Site #: Local Site #2069

Historical Date: Not listed

Description: Not listed

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