T.B. Scott Free Library

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Scott, T. B., Free Library
TB Scott Free Library Merrill Wisconsin.jpg
T.B. Scott Free Library is located in Wisconsin
T.B. Scott Free Library
T.B. Scott Free Library is located in the US
T.B. Scott Free Library
Location Merrill, Wisconsin
Coordinates 45°10′47″N 89°42′5″W / 45.17972°N 89.70139°W / 45.17972; -89.70139Coordinates: 45°10′47″N 89°42′5″W / 45.17972°N 89.70139°W / 45.17972; -89.70139
Built 1911
Architect Claude & Starck
Architectural style Prairie School
NRHP reference # 74000096[1]
Added to NRHP January 21, 1974

The T.B. Scott Free Library is a public library in the city of Merrill, Wisconsin. The building, completed in 1911, was designed by the firm of Claude and Starck and funded with $17,500 from the Carnegie Corporation.[2] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The T.B. Scott Free Library is a member of the Wisconsin Valley Library Service (WVLS), a library system made up of 26 public libraries and 212 non-public libraries across seven counties in north-central Wisconsin.

Prior to the construction of its own building, the library was housed at Merrill City Hall.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Library History". T.B. Scott Library. July 10, 2008. Retrieved 2008-07-16. 
  3. ^ "Fighting City Hall". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 

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