Designed by Frederick A. Patterson of
(Based on the design of a library in
4 Pleasant Street,
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A Brief History of the Building
1909 and afterward: After much negotiation on the part of the Women's Christian Temperance Union -- the group which established the first library in Milo -- a sum of $10,000 was promised from the Carnegie Corporation.
1921: On July 27, the Milo Free Public Library Corporation was formed.
1922: Ground was broken for the new building's foundation in May. When the building was assured the W.C.T.U. dissolved its association and turned all library holdings over to the new corporation.
1923: The library was opened.
This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in
another postcard view (with part of the library seen on the right-hand side)
T his photo and information provided by the Milo Free Public Library.