Old Deschutes County Library
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N 44° 03.372 W 121° 19.047
10T E 634770 N 4879491
The old Deschutes County Library built in 1938 - Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Waymark Code: WM8E5
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/05/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 9

Located at 507 NW Wall. This sign is located to the right of the main entrance to the building.

Marker Name: A11 - Deschutes County Library
Marker Text: Architect Albert E. Doyle, best known for his designs of the lodge at Multnomah Falls and Portland’s Benson Hotel, had a major influence on the design of the library. Its completion marked the end of nearly three and a half decades of nomadic existence for the library.
The Public Works Administration granted $13,500 in 1938 toward construction of the $30,000 building. It is the first permanent library in Deschutes County.
Built: 1938
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by Western Pacific Mortgage.

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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