New England Carnegies

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

Fiske Free Library

Claremont, New Hampshire

Designed by H.M. Francis & Sons of Fitchburg, Mass.

Carnegie Classical Revival Style

108 Broad Street, Claremont NH  03743-2677

Library web site:

A Brief History of the Building

1903:  Andrew Carnegie gave $15,000 to the town to build the library.

1922:  An addition was put on the rear of the building.

1966:  A full renovation took place.

This library was the first one in New Hampshire to become handicapped accessible.

This building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978 as part of the Claremont Central Business District.

    Information was supplied by the Fiske Free Library.

2005 photos