Rochester, New Hampshire
Designed by Randlett & Griffin of Concord, NH
Georgian Revival Style
65 South Main Street, Rochester NH 03867
Library web site: http://www.rpl.lib.nh.us
A Brief History of the Building
1903: Andrew Carnegie gave $20,000 to the town to build the library.
1905: The new library opened on October 2.
1941: A three-story addition was attached to the rear of the building. It included a second floor museum, a first floor stack room, and a basement "Courier Room" for additional newspapers and periodicals.
1996: A second addition was built.
The sun also rises on Rochester
Information was supplied by the Rochester Public Library. Two bottom photos supplied by RPL's Kern Mann.
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been compiled and posted by Corinne H. Smith.
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