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Franklin W. Chase Memorial Library


Franklin W. Chase Memorial Library, Windermere, Fl.

Franklin W. Chase Memorial Library, named after the Chase family, well-known citrus growers in the area who had made generous donations for the library to be built. The Franklin W. Chase Memorial Library was officially opened on November 9, 1991 and is located at 530 Main Street Windermere, FL in the Town Square area, which is between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue on the west side of Main Street.

The Florida Cracker style building was designed by architect Mark Nasrallah. It has served the town and its guests well by offering over 100,000 items. In 1990 the Chase family donated $232,000 towards the construction of the library.

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28.49552, -81.535618

Rights Statement


Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.,Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville,Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Franklin W. Chase Memorial Library; Mark Nasrallah-- archtect; Public library buildings; Franklin W. Chase; Orange County ( Fl.); Wndermere ( Fl.); Libraries-- Florida -- Wndermere.


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