Amelia S. Givin Free Library

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Amelia S. Givin Free Library
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Amelia S. Givin Free Library
Amelia S. Givin Free Library is located in Pennsylvania
Amelia S. Givin Free Library
Location 114 North Baltimore Avenue,
Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°6′59″N 77°11′21″W / 40.11639°N 77.18917°W / 40.11639; -77.18917Coordinates: 40°6′59″N 77°11′21″W / 40.11639°N 77.18917°W / 40.11639; -77.18917
Built 1889
Architect James T. Steen
Architectural style Romanesque Revival
NRHP Reference # 04000841[1]
Added to NRHP August 11, 2004

The Amelia S. Givin Free Library is a historic public library in Mount Holly Springs, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 11, 2004.

History[edit]

The library was built in 1889 and was dedicated on January 2, 1890.[2] The library was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 11, 2004.

Architecture[edit]

It was designed by Richardsonian Romanesque student James T. Steen.[2] Design elements include intricate carvings, semicircular arched windows, crescent apse and moorish fretwork. The Amelia S. Givin Free Library "contains the most extensive and most elaborate installation of moorish fretwork still in existence today".

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Tucker, Paul (February 3, 2004). "Nomination Form" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved April 8, 2009. 

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