Carnegie Library (Newton, Kansas)

Carnegie Library
NewtonKSLibrary.jpg
Postcard image of the Carnegie Library
Carnegie Library (Newton, Kansas) is located in Kansas
Carnegie Library (Newton, Kansas)
Carnegie Library (Newton, Kansas) is located in the United States
Carnegie Library (Newton, Kansas)
Location203 Main St, Newton, Kansas
Coordinates38°2′39″N 97°20′42″W / 38.04417°N 97.34500°W / 38.04417; -97.34500Coordinates: 38°2′39″N 97°20′42″W / 38.04417°N 97.34500°W / 38.04417; -97.34500
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1903
ArchitectRose, W. W.; Reikowsky & Co.
NRHP reference No.74000840[1]
Added to NRHPMay 31, 1974

The Carnegie Library in Newton, Kansas is a building from 1903. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1]

It was built as a two-story 51 by 62 feet (16 m × 19 m) building; a 30 feet (9.1 m) one-story addition was added later.[2]

Harvey County Historical Museum

The Harvey County Historical Museum is now located in the former library. Opened in 1974, the museum features exhibits about the county's history and culture, offers public programs and speakers, operates the 1873 Kellas School, and houses an archive of historic photos and documents.

References

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Richard Pankratz (November 13, 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Harvey County Historical Library and Museum / Carnegie Library". National Park Service. Retrieved November 27, 2017. With two photos from 1970 and 1973.

External links

  • Harvey County Historical Museum


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