Framingham History Center: Edgell Memorial Library

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<p>Built in 1872 to commemorate the service of Civil War soldiers, Edgell Memorial Library was the town's first free-standing public library.</p>
<p>In 1963, the Framingham Historical Society and local citizens were able to save the building from demolition. Currently, the library is under the ownership of the Framingham History Center and is used for local exhibitions and programming. It also houses a museum shop and offices.</p> <p>Edgell Memorial Library is undergoing restoration. The project is scheduled to be complete in April 2011 -- the 150th anniversary of the close of the Civil War.</p>
3 Oak St, Framingham, MA 01701
(508) 872-3780
  • Accessibility Details: There is a ramped entrance and handicapped parking.
  • Hours: During restoration, the library is only open by appointment or for scheduled events. Call or see the website for details.
  • Accessible: yes
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