Watts Free Library
Library in 2009
|Location||101 3rd St. N., Leonard, North Dakota|
|Area||less than one acre|
|MPS||Philanthropically Established Libraries in North Dakota MPS|
|NRHP reference #||89002304|
|Added to NRHP||May 31, 1990|
The Watts Free Library is a historic library located on Third Street in Leonard, North Dakota. It was built in 1911 and dedicated in 1913 with funding from Edgerton Watts. The building includes Stick/Eastlake architecture. The library was closed in 1968 but reopened in 1972. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.
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