National Register of Historic Places in Colusa County

National Register #90001816: Carnegie Library in Colusa, California 19 February 2011
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National Register #90001816
Colusa Heritage Marker 9
Colusa Carnegie Library
260 Sixth Street
Built 1906

The architectural firm of Stone and Smith designed this Classical Revival Carnegie Library which is faced with sandstone from nearby Sites Quarry. Completed in 1906 at a cost of $13,158, it was the third of thirteen Carnegie libraries built in the Sacramento Valley and the only one built in Colusa County.

The building was a library from 1906 to 1964 when it became the Police Station for the City of Colusa.

The Will Semple Green House is visible behind the police cars.

Colusa Heritage Markers:
  1. Judge H. M. Albery House
  2. International Order of Odd Fellows Building
  3. Old Chinatown District
  4. Colusa Grammar School
  5. Colusa Union High School
  6. First Christian Church
  7. Old China Town District
  8. Our Lady of Lourdes Church
  9. Colusa Carnegie Library
  10. St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
  11. Will Semple Green House

Some Carnegie Free Libraries in California

Some Other Carnegie Free Libraries in the West

The website Carnegie Libraries of California contains much information about these libraries.

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