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Carnegie Free Library (Gaffney, South Carolina)

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Area  less than one acre
Architectural style  Neoclassical architecture
NRHP Reference #  00000587
Added to NRHP  2 June 2000
Carnegie Free Library (Gaffney, South Carolina)
Location  210 N. Limestone St., Gaffney, South Carolina

Carnegie Free Library, now known as the Cherokee County Administration Building, is a historic Carnegie library building located at Gaffney, Cherokee County, South Carolina. It was built in 1913-1914, and is a one-story over raised basement, rectangular red brick Classical Revival style building. It has a gently pitched standing seam metal roof and a brick parapet. In 1937, it was doubled in size by a rear addition. It as one of 14 public libraries built in South Carolina between 1903 and 1916 with funding from Andrew Carnegie and the Carnegie Foundation, and was Gaffney's first public library.

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.


Carnegie Free Library (Gaffney, South Carolina) Wikipedia

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