Historic Marietta Library

The City of Marietta Unveil New Library Sign

The sign is part of the Marietta City Council effort to preserve and protect its historical city properties for future generations.  City officials, the press and the general public gathered for the unveiling in front of the Clarke Library building on the anniversary of the library opening its doors.

The sign is more than an historical marker, educating patrons and visitors about Sarah Freeman Clark’s life and origin of the building.  Sarah Freeman Clarke raised the funds for the construction of the building from friends and family. The whole project costing $2,000 dollars to build.

Carolyn Crawford, Director of the Georgia Room, the Central Library’s historical & genealogical collection noted that the sign was a wonderful way to visualize the history of the library.  “She planted a seed that is still growing.  I think it’s wonderful anytime somebody does something for a community that lasts.”

The sign can be viewed outside the historical building, which currently houses K. Mike Whittle Unique Floral Designs.

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