California Historical Landmarks in Sacramento County

California Historical Landmark 817
Site Of First County Free Library Branch In California
9125 Elk Grove Boulevard
Elk Grove


Site Of First County Free Library Branch In California

Through the efforts of Miss Harriet G. Eddy, then principal of Elk Grove Union High School, in 1908 Elk Grove acquired the first county free library branch in California. Subsequently, California's county free library branch system has become one of the most outstanding in America.

Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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