George Maxwell Memorial Library (1904)

January 18th, 2012 Posted in Libraries, Neoclassical, Vernon

The Rockville Public Library began in 1893 with a $10,000 bequest from George Maxwell (1817-1891), President and Treasurer of the Hockanum Company woolen mills, and another $10,000 raised by the town of Vernon. The George Maxwell Memorial Library building, at 52 Union Street in Rockville, was opened in 1904. It was the first public building to be designed by architect Charles A. Platt.

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  2. By Steve on Jan 23, 2012

    My Im with a paranormal research group was curious about doing a investigation at the library we would come in at night with recorders and cameras. hope we have the opertunity

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