Millicent Library

45 Center Street
Fairhaven, Mass.

Year Built: 1892

This building was built in 1892 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.


Registries

• National Register


References

• Massachusetts Cultural Resources Information System, Massachusetts Historical Commission, Inventory No. FAI.42, (Millicent Library, 1881, Charles Brigham, architect).

• "A New England Architect and His Work," Oscar Fay Adams, New England Magazine, June, 1907 (Charles Brigham, architect). http://www.millicentlibrary.org/brigham.htm

• "Charles Brigham," Boston of To-day, Richard Herndon, Post Publishing, Boston, 1892, pp. 156-157 (". . . [A]nd among the recent building designed by him . . . Public Library . . . Fairhaven, Mass.").

• "The Story of a ‘Town House,’" Mabel Hoyle Knipe, Fairhaven, Mass, 1977. Millicent Library, Charles Brigham, architect. http://www.millicentlibrary.org/townhall.htm

• "Millicent Library, Fairhaven, Mass.," Inland Architect and News Record, July 1899, Vol. 33, plate following p. 52.

• "Charles Brigham," MacMillan Encyclopedia of Architects, Adolph Placzek, entry written by Margaret Henderson Floyd, 1982, p. 288-9 (Millicent Library, 1891-1893, Charles Brigham architect).

• National Register of Historic Places, 5/15/1986, Charles Brigham, architect, National Park Service #86001051.

• Mass. Historical Commission, Form B, FAI.32


Links

www.millicentlibrary.org


Images



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2008 - Fireplace in the Rita Steele Reading Room


2008 - Fireplace in the Charles Lewin Reading Room


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2008 - Original two-color stenciling


2008 - Fireplace in the Young Adult and Childrens


2008 - Stained glass window by Clayton & Bell of London. It is of Shakespeare and a young Millicent Rogers as a winged muse of poetry.


2008 - Interior Terra Cotta Detail, Courtesy of Joyce Kelly


2008 - Courtesy of Joyce Kelly


2008 - Exterior Terra Cotta Detail, Courtesy of Joyce Kelly


1978, Courtesy of the Mass. Historical Commission


2016, Your Brigham Researcher


2016, entry area


2016, rear


2007

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