Friday, May 13, 2011

1909 William Fogg Library, Eliot, Maine

[LIB1679] The William Fogg Library was established in 1907 for the residents of Eliot by a trust from Dr. John S. H. Fogg in memory of his father, William Fogg. At that time few public libraries existed in southern Maine.

Dedicated on May 21, 1907, the library was designed by Boston architect C. Howard Walker and constructed using fieldstone from the stone walls that bordered William Fogg’s property. [Read more at the William Fogg Library website]

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