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Creation Date

12-29-2011

Building Name

Old Carnegie Library

Description

Old Carnegie Library Marker (Reverse), Cuthbert, GA.

This marker was erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Randolph Historical Society, 2001 , in Cuthbert in Randolph County, Georgia.

It reads [ side 2] as :

" To raise the matching funds, the Cuthbert Woman´s Club spearheaded the effort by having oyster suppers, a womanless wedding, turkey dinners, and ice cream festivals. The first brick was laid on October 17, 1917. On September 5, 1918, the debt was cleared, and the library was officially dedicated. Emily Hillyer Owen became the first librarian. The next librarian, Ida Domingos, served for 27 years. The Carnegie Library Building became the Randolph Chamber of Commerce headquarters in 1997 when the new building was built."

Latitude, Longitude

31.77280000, -84.79060000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Old Carnegie Library Marker; Old Carnegie Library; Andrew Carnegie Foundation; Cuthbert Book Club; Cuthbert Woman's Club; Randolph County (Ga.); Cuthbert (Ga.); Historical markers --- Georgia --- Cuthbert.

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