The New Carnegie Library

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Title

The New Carnegie Library

Description

We've explored the history of WPL in the 1800s, now we move onto the 1900s!
In 1910, the first consideration and negotiation for a Carnegie Library began. In 1921, The Carnegie Foundation promised the City of Welland $20,000 to provide a Free Public Library building. Then in 1923, the New Carnegie Library was constructed. The architect, Norman Kearns, chose a Georgian Colonial style as the basis of the exterior

Date

1923

Files

WPL_Welland_Library_092 (2).jpg

Citation

“The New Carnegie Library,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed June 18, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/8266.