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Dr. Eugene Clark Library

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1899, T. S. Hodges, builder. 217 S. Main St.

The Classical Revival red brick building is among the most unusual cultural institutions in Central Texas. Built in a Greek cross plan with a central dome, classical porticos, and a stained glass memorial window, the library was a bequest by Dr. Clark to the people of Lockhart. The two-story building originally included a community auditorium that was removed in 1956 to provide space for more books.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Dr. Eugene Clark Library", [Lockhart, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-BT7.

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