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Franklin Public Library (Judge John S. McCalmont House)

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Judge John S. McCalmont House
1894; 1921, Samuel D. Brady. 421 12th St.

This elegant two-and-one-half-story Second Empire house was extensively remodeled in 1921 by Samuel Brady for the Franklin Library Association, who reorganized the interior to accommodate the library's needs. The library's exterior is of a pinkish-colored brick, and it has wooden porch supports, prominent curved window hoods, and a mansard roof.

Writing Credits

Lu Donnelly et al.


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Lu Donnelly et al., "Franklin Public Library (Judge John S. McCalmont House)", [Franklin, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 1

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania, Lu Donnelly, H. David Brumble IV, and Franklin Toker. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2010, 525-525.

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