Hepburn Library of Colton

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Hepburn Library of Colton
Hepburn Library of Colton is located in New York
Hepburn Library of Colton
Hepburn Library of Colton is located in the US
Hepburn Library of Colton
Location 84 Main St., Colton, New York
Coordinates 44°33′11″N 74°56′20″W / 44.55306°N 74.93889°W / 44.55306; -74.93889Coordinates: 44°33′11″N 74°56′20″W / 44.55306°N 74.93889°W / 44.55306; -74.93889
Area less than one acre
Built 1912 (1912)-1913
Built by Proctor Manufacturing Company
Architect Rossiter, Ehrick K.
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Arts and Crafts
NRHP reference # 12000287[1]
Added to NRHP May 16, 2012

Hepburn Library of Colton, also known as Colton-Hepburn Library, is a historic library building located at Colton, St. Lawrence County, New York. It was designed by noted architect Ehrick Rossiter and built in 1912-1913 It is a one-story, cruciform plan, stone building with a hipped roof topped by a multi-staged wood cupola. It sits on a raised basement and features an entrance portico with four unfluted Ionic order columns. The building design reflects a combination of Arts and Crafts and Colonial Revival style architecture. Funding for the library was provided by A. Barton Hepburn (1846-1922).[2]:3, 6

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2012.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register of Historic Places". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 5/14/12 through 5/18/12. National Park Service. 2012-05-25. 
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01. [permanent dead link] Note: This includes William E. Krattinger (December 2011). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Hepburn Library of Colton" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01.  and Accompanying photographs