Wednesday, May 11, 2011

1905 Adriance Memorial Library, Poughkeepsie, New York

[LIB1660] The Adriance Memorial Library, named after a family who provided funding for the construction of its building in 1897, is the oldest tax-supported library in New York State and the third oldest in the United States, dating back to 1839 at various locations prior to the construction of the current building. The building, which was expanded in 1922, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[Wikipedia]

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