Saturday, December 10, 2011

1923 Public Library, Portland, Indiana

[LIB6116] - In 1902 a grant of $15,000 from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation was used to construct the Portland City Library on East Walnut Street. The building was expanded in 1973. In 1976 the library taxing district was enlarged to include several townships in the county and the name was changed to Jay County Public Library. The building has been replaced (1996) and demolished. [Website]

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