Historical Images of Porter County

Public Library
Valparaiso, Indiana

Date: Circa 1910-1913
Source Type: Postcard
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Unknown
Postmark: 1913
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: On October 25, 1910, Hubbard and Finnette Hunt gifted their house, located on North Washington Street, to the City of Valparaiso for use as the city's first library building. The Hunt house served as the city library until the opening of the Carnegie Library in 1916. The house was then used for a number of years by the city, but later abandoned and sold in 1928 to Charles E. Foster, Sr., who razed it.

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