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National and State Registers of Historic Places

Burlington Carnegie Free Library

Picture of property 201 North Third
Burlington (Coffey County)
Listed in National Register 1987-06-25

Architect: George P. Washburn
Category: library
Thematic Nomination: Carnegie Libraries of Kansas

The Burlington Carnegie Free Library is an example of Neo-Classical architecture with its central pedimented entry and symmetrical facade. It was designed by George Washburn and Sons and constructed in 1912 by Louis Neblong. It was nominated as part of the "Carnegie Libraries of Kansas" multiple property listing for its association with the Carnegie Corporation Library Building program and its architecture.



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