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Bell County Historical Museum (Carnegie Library)

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Carnegie Library
1904, Smith and Moore. 201 N. Main St.

The two-story buff brick library, now operated as a museum, is Beaux-Arts in style with the formal architectural details commonly found in the Carnegie-sponsored institutions. The entrance front is divided into three large bays, the central of which is framed by giant order Ionic columns and brick piers. These support architrave blocks with medallions and a broken pediment. The central double door is flanked by slender Ionic columns and surmounted by a pediment. The building is finished with an entablature and a classical balustrade.

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Author: 
Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Bell County Historical Museum (Carnegie Library)", [Belton, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-NS29.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 119-119.

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