Tooele Carnegie Library

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Tooele Carnegie Library
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Location47 E. Vine St., Tooele, Utah
Coordinates 40°31′52″N112°17′48″W / 40.53111°N 112.29667°W / 40.53111; -112.29667 Coordinates: 40°31′52″N112°17′48″W / 40.53111°N 112.29667°W / 40.53111; -112.29667
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1911
Built byMiller, Julius & Olaf
ArchitectUlmer, Frank M.
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS Carnegie Library TR
NRHP reference No. 84000420 [1]
Added to NRHPOctober 29, 1984

The Tooele Carnegie Library, located at 47 E. Vine St. in Tooele, Utah, was built in 1911 and includes Classical Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. [1]

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It was funded by a $5,000 Carnegie grant. As of 1984, it was one of 16 surviving Carnegie libraries out of 23 that had been funded in Utah. [2]

It is adjacent to the Tooele County Courthouse and City Hall, which is also NRHP-listed. [3]

Tooele Pioneer Museum

The building now houses the Tooele Pioneer Museum, which displays pioneer artifacts including a replica covered wagon and handcart, and some Native American artifacts. [4] Other displays include written histories, photos and portraits. The museum is operated by the Sons of Utah Pioneers. Admission is free.

The museum is located adjacent to the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum and Log Cabin, which as displays pioneer artifacts. [5]

The combined buildings are known as Pioneer Plaza.

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. Roger Roper (June 1984). "Utah State Historical Society - Historic Preservation Research Office - Structure/Site Information Form: Tooele Carnegie Library". National Park Service. and accompanying three photos from 1983
  3. See 3rd accompanying photo
  4. "Tooele Pioneer Museum Complex". Explore Utah's Tooele County. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  5. "Official site". Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum and Log Cabin. Retrieved 28 April 2015.