New England Carnegies

A site that honors the libraries that Andrew Carnegie helped to fund

Quinsigamond Elementary School

(formerly the Quinsigamond Branch Library)
Worcester, Massachusetts

Designed by Fuller and Delano of Worcester

Classical Revival Style

830 Millbury Street, Worcester MA  01607

A Brief History of the Building

1910:  Andrew Carnegie gave $75,000 to Worcester to build three branch libraries. 

1913:  Andrew and Louise Carnegie were on hand to witness the laying of the cornerstones for all three libraries on March 26.  The Quinsigamond Branch location was visited second that day.  Click here to read more about that occasion.

1914:  The library opened in February.

 The original structure has been incorporated into the Quingisamond Elementary School.

  Historical photo was taken from volume 2 of Charles Nutt's History of Worcester and Its People (New York:  Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1919).

2005 and 2007 photos