Clarkston Public Library

6th and Chestnut Sts., Clarkston, Washington. County/parish: Asotin.

NRIS 82004193

1 contributing building.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places August 03, 1982.

Part of Carnegie Libraries of Washington TR (NRIS 64000892).

Also known as:

  • Asotin County Library

From Wikipedia:

Clarkston Public Library

The Clarkston Public Library, in Clarkston in Asotin County, Washington, was built in 1913 as a Carnegie library. Also known as the Asotin County Library, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

It is a square-plan two-story building of yellow-red brick. It was funded by a $10,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie, obligating the community to spend $1,000 per year in maintenance. As that level of spending was perceived to be onerous for the small city of Clarkston, it was negotiated that the taxing entity to be designated would be the school district, which presumably had a larger base. In 1981 the library served as a regional library for southeast Washington.

The building now serves as the Career & Technical Education Operations Building for the Clarkston School District.

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Architects:

  • Unknown

Architectural styles:

  • No Style Listed

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/82004193

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