Thorntown Public Library

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Thorntown Public Library
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Thorntown Public Library, September 2011
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Location124 N. Market St., Thorntown, Indiana
Coordinates 40°7′50″N86°36′22″W / 40.13056°N 86.60611°W / 40.13056; -86.60611 Coordinates: 40°7′50″N86°36′22″W / 40.13056°N 86.60611°W / 40.13056; -86.60611
Arealess than one acre
Built1914 (1914)-1915
ArchitectParker, Wilson B.
NRHP reference # 86002708 [1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 22, 1986

Thorntown Public Library is a historic Carnegie library located at Thorntown, Boone County, Indiana. It was built in 1914–1915, and is a one-story, three bay, brown brick building with a red clay tile hipped roof. It has a round arched entrance and limestone trim. Its construction was funded with $10,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York. [2] :2–3

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. [1]

The Thorntown Public Library today is one of three public libraries in Boone County. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-07-01.Note: This includes Mary Ann Mathews (April 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thorntown Public Library" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-07-01. and Accompanying photographs.
  3. "Libraries in Boone County, Indiana". Boone County Community Network. Retrieved 4 March 2018.