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Building Name

Americus Carnegie Library

Historic District

Americus Historic District


Americus Carnegie Library, Americus, GA.

T. F. Lockwood firm designed the Americus Carnegie Library in 1908. Americus received a $20,000 grant from Carnegie. It is a two-story library building which includes an auditorium on the second floor. The building is one of its kind in Georgia. Today the auditorium is in good condition. the first floor has been converted for commercial use.

Contributing Building - Americus Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #76000648

Latitude, Longitude

32.07179, -84.23385


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Americus Carnegie Library; Andrew Carnegie; T. F. Lockwood firm -architects; Public library buildings; Historic district; Sumter County (Ga.); Americus (Ga.); Libraries-Georgia-Americus.


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