Defiance Public Library

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Defiance Public Library
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Defiance Public Library is located in Ohio
Defiance Public Library
Location 320 Fort St., Defiance, Ohio
Coordinates 41°17′16″N 84°21′31″W / 41.28778°N 84.35861°W / 41.28778; -84.35861Coordinates: 41°17′16″N 84°21′31″W / 41.28778°N 84.35861°W / 41.28778; -84.35861
Area less than one acre
Built 1904
Architect Wing, J.F.; Mahurin, M.S.
Architectural style Tudor Revival, Tudor Gothic, Other
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 85003446[1]
Added to NRHP October 31, 1985

The Defiance Public Library is a historic Tudor Revival library located on Fort Street in Defiance, Ohio. It was built in 1904 with funds from Andrew Carnegie and was designed by architects Wing & Mahurin. The building includes stained glass, a red sandstone facade, and picture windows overlooking the junction the Maumee and Auglaize Rivers and of the Defiance Fort Grounds. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Genealogy & Local History: Tours and Programs". Defiance Public Library. Retrieved August 2012.