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Delta Public Library

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1911, G. R. Femlee. 1984, addition, Dana Larson, Roubal and Associates. 536 Palmer St.

This mint-condition period piece is complete with large portraits of Andrew Carnegie and George Washington. An old-fashioned locked bookcase guards suspect literature. The Delta Brick and Tile Company provided the beige brick and tile for this miniature version of the standard Carnegie neo-Greek temple. Sharing the one-block site are an old, hand-hewn log jail (1894, W. R. Gale, builder) and the courthouse.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Delta Public Library", [Delta, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-DT02.

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