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IHB > Historical Markers > Press Releases and Marker Dedications > May 1, 2009 - Crawfordsville’s Carnegie Library May 1, 2009 - Crawfordsville’s Carnegie Library

Crawfordsville’s Carnegie Library
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County, Indiana

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State Senator Phil Boots and Mayor Charles E. Coons attended the dedication ceremony for this marker. Senator Boots presented a proclamation from Governor Mitch Daniels during the ceremony to mark the occasion. Approximately 25 people attended the event.


Catherine Burkhart, Curator of the Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County, applied for this state marker.


This building was the first Carnegie Library opened in Indiana and the building's 2009 exterior retains the look of the original design. The library moved in 2005 and the building reopened as the Carnegie Museum of Montgomery County in 2007.