James Memorial Library

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James Memorial Library
James Memorial Library is located in North Dakota
James Memorial Library
James Memorial Library is located in the United States
James Memorial Library
Location621 1st Ave., W., Williston, North Dakota
Coordinates48°9′0″N 103°37′26″W / 48.15000°N 103.62389°W / 48.15000; -103.62389Coordinates: 48°9′0″N 103°37′26″W / 48.15000°N 103.62389°W / 48.15000; -103.62389
Arealess than one acre
Built byHorton, W.W.
ArchitectFrost, R.S.
Architectural styleBeaux Arts
NRHP reference #79001777[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 14, 1979

The James Memorial Library in Williston, North Dakota was built in 1911 in Beaux Arts style.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

According to its NRHP nomination, the library "is both architecturally and historically important to the Williston community."[2]

The building is now home to the James Memorial Art Center. The Center includes an art gallery for exhibits of local, regional and international art in all media.[3] An additional gallery is used for exhibitions, performances, meetings and receptions. There is an auditorium with a theatre, and a classroom for art classes for adults and children.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Kurt Schweigert (September 21, 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: James Memorial Library". National Park Service. and accompanying photos
  3. ^ "Facilities". James Memorial Art Center. Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. Retrieved 15 December 2014.

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