Louis Bennett Library
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 02.193 W 080° 27.924
17S E 546268 N 4320968
Tells how the building became the library.
Waymark Code: WMNY4G
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 05/22/2015
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Louis Bennett Library

Home of Jonathan M. Bennett built 1875 and used as family home until 1922. Given by Mrs. Louis Bennett to county as public library to honor her husband and son. J.M. Bennett (1816~97) was active in state political and local business affairs in Virginia and West Virginia as was his son Louis (1848~1918). Grandson Louis (1894~1918) was killed while serving as World War 1 pilot.
Marker Number: None shown on maker

Marker Title: Louis Bennett Library

Marker Location: Court Avenue in lawn of library

County or Independent City: Weston

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History, 1980

Web Site: Not listed

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