Nashua Public Library
Current street address: 220 Brasher St. Nashua, IA 50658
Carnegie address: 220 Brasher St. Nashua, IA 50658
Original building still standing: Yes
Still in use as a library: Yes
Carnegie Grant Information
Date of Grant: January 19, 19051
Amount of Grant: $5,000.00 (initial) + $690.001
Opening Date: Wednesday, January 10, 1906, Opera House 2
Librarian, at Dedication: Miss Fanny V. Eastman2
Architect: J. G. Ralston, Waterloo (architect) W. W. Shimmerhorn (contractor)
Carnegie Correspondent: H.D. Laird, , Mayor
Building Size: 22 x 57 ft. ?
Building Description: “The building is of pressed brick with stone trimmings and tile roof, and the interior arrangement of the building is convenient and attractive.” 2
Architectural Blueprints and Drawings
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Town & County
County: Chickasaw County
Population in 1900: 1,302
Population in 2010: 1,618
Census of Iowa, 1895, p. 17 (http://www.census.gov/census2000/states/ia.html)