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History of the

Andrew Carnegie Free Library

and Music Hall

Carnegie, Pennsylvania U.S.A.

Serving the People Since May 1, 1901

Addresses for this History Web Site:
History of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall: < http://andrewcarnegie2.tripod.com >
Electronic Mail Regarding This History Web Site: < acfl@andrewcarnegie.cc >

Address for Official Web Site of the:
Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall: < http://www.carnegiecarnegie.org/ >

Civil War Museum / Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153, Grand Army of the Republic
of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

ALSO LINKS TO PHOTO-ALBUM AND HISTORY PAGES FOR --
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Main Branch

Original Allegheny Regional Branch
Originally Carnegie Free Library of Allegheny

Early History of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Address of Glenn A. Walsh During Commemoration of Centennial
of the Dedication of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library --
Library Music Hall: 2002 October 8, 7:00 p.m.(EDST)

From the Pittsburgh City Paper, Pittsburgh - 2005 June 8:
Weekly Column - "You Had to Ask !"
Is it true that Andrew Carnegie paid to have the town of Carnegie named after himself?
Question submitted by: Bill Evans, Carnegie
Writer: CHRIS POTTER

More history of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall --
Link 1 *** Link 2 *** Link 3 *** Link 4 *** Photo Album

Special Note: New History Web Site Under-Construction -
Visit the Original History Web Page

Civil War Museum / Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153, Grand Army of the Republic
of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall in Carnegie, Pennsylvania.

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History of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall: < http://andrewcarnegie2.tripod.com >
Electronic Mail Regarding This History Web Site: < acfl@andrewcarnegie.cc >

Address for Official Web Site of the:
Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall: < http://www.carnegiecarnegie.org/ >


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Library and Music Hall History

Value of Endowment Fund, of the
Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall --

1898 - Total: $93,000 Donated by Andrew Carnegie

1912 - $100,000 Donated by Andrew Carnegie as "Christmas Gift"
Total: $193,000

2000 (end of First Quarter) - Total: $161.97 (Account in First Carnegie Deposit Bank)

Library History

Music Hall History

Performing Arts Groups In-Residence at the Music Hall

Declaration of Trust Agreement, Executed by Andrew Carnegie,
Legally Creating the Andrew Carnegie Free Library

Petition to Amend Declaration of Trust Agreement
Approved by Orphans' Court June 6, 2000

By-Laws of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library
Prior to Amendment of Declaration of Trust
(After June 6, 2000, By-Laws were further amended
to comply with Trust Amendments.)

News Release - April 20, 2000:
DO YOU HAVE OLD PICTURES OF, OR PAPERS FROM,
THE ANDREW CARNEGIE FREE LIBRARY AND MUSIC HALL ?

April 9, 2000 Marks Centennial of Library's By-Laws

News Release - April 7, 1999: Library Legally Established 100 Years Ago by Andrew Carnegie

Click Here to see Andrew Carnegie's 1899 Declaration of Trust Agreement,
the Library's Legal Charter, in its entirety.

Click Here for Information**************** Click Here to see 1898 Grant Letter
on Library History*************************from Andrew Carnegie

Click Here to see the Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries Photo Album.

From The Signal-Item, Carnegie, Pa., April 15, 1999:
100-year celebration forthcoming for library

Library's Civil War Museum
(Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153, Grand Army of the Republic)
Museum Visiting Hours

Cobblestone Magazine logo In Cobblestone Magazine, April, 1999: The History of Andrew Carnegie
Cobblestone Student Activities on Life of Andrew Carnegie
News Release - April 12, 1999:
National Magazine Highlights Andrew Carnegie and Pittsburgh

News Release - October 6, 1999:
OCTOBER 19 MARKS CENTENNIAL OF LIBRARY CORNERSTONE
TIME CAPSULE INCLUDED AS LIBRARY CONSTRUCTION BEGAN

Click Here to see 1899 Newspaper Articles Regarding Laying of Library Cornerstone.


More Information About the Library and Music Hall -

Library Hours of Operation

Directions and Free Parking for Library and Music Hall

Special Offers, FREE Items Available, and Special Book Sales
at the Library's Discount Bookstore

Classes and Workshops at Library

Library's Civil War Museum
(Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153, Grand Army of the Republic)
Museum Visiting Hours

Andrew Carnegie Free Library Photo Album

Library Newsletter On-Line

Other Information about the
Library and Music Hall


Internet, World Wide Web Sites
Produced by Glenn A. Walsh
(Originally produced for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library)

Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, Carnegie, Pennsylvania

Captain Thomas Espy Post No. 153, Grand Army of the Republic, Civil War Veterans' Post and

Civil War Museum of the Andrew Carnegie Free Library (Museum Visiting Hours)
(co-sponsored with the Ninth Pennsylvania Reserves Civil War Reenactment group)

History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries

Including the Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries Photo Album

History of Astronomer and Optician John A. Brashear

(Friend of Andrew Carnegie)

History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh

Including the oldest operable, major planetarium projector in the world !

History of The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago

America's First Major Planetarium


Funding for the Andrew Carnegie Free Library is provided by:

* The Borough of Carnegie, through an annual appropriation of the Borough Council;

* The Allegheny Regional Asset District, from the one percent sales and use tax levied in Allegheny County;

* The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, through an annual appropriation from Commonwealth Libraries;

* AND the generous donations given by individuals, non-profit organizations, and businesses,
in Carnegie and the Chartiers Valley.

Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall
300 Beechwood Avenue
Carnegie, Pennsylvania 15106-2699
U.S.A.
Telephone: (412) 276-3456
Telefacsimile: (412) 276-9472
Electronic Mail: andrcarn@alphaclp.clpgh.org
Official Internet, World Wide Web Site: http://www.clpgh.org/ein/andrcarn

Disclaimer Statement

Address for this Web Site: History of the
Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall: http://andrewcarnegie2.tripod.com
Electronic Mail Regarding This History Web Site: gawalsh@andrewcarnegie.cc


Other Internet Web Sites of Interest

History of Andrew Carnegie and Carnegie Libraries

History of Astronomer, Educator, and Optician John A. Brashear, Friend of Andrew Carnegie

History of The Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science, Pittsburgh - America's Fifth Major Planetarium !

History of The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, Chicago - America's First Major Planetarium !

History of The Duquesne Incline, Pittsburgh - Historic Cable Car Railway Serving Commuters and Tourists since 1877 !

Other History Links


Disclaimer Statement: This Internet Web Site is not affiliated with the Andrew Carnegie Free Library,
Ninth Pennsylvania Reserves Civil War Reenactment Group, Henry Buhl, Jr. Planetarium and Observatory,
The Carnegie Science Center, The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh/Carnegie Institute, or The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

This Internet, World Wide Web Site administered by Glenn A. Walsh.
Unless otherwise indicated, all pages in this web site are Copyright 2000-2011, Glenn A. Walsh, All Rights Reserved.
The author thanks The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and the Three Rivers Free-Net for use of their digital scanner and
other computer equipment, and other assistance provided in the production of this web site.
Contact Web Site Administrator: ACFL@andrewcarnegie.cc

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