Coonskin Library in Amesville   Save
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Description: A monument to the Coonskin Library in Amesville. The library was founded in 1803 and books were bought with proceeds from animal skins, hence the name "Coonskin Library." The inscription on the monument reads: "This tablet commemorates the Coonskin Library housed in the home of Ephraim Culter - two miles north - in 1804. Placed by the Nabby Lee Ames chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Athens Ohio 1929" View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06874
Subjects: Libraries--Ohio--History; Athens County (Ohio); Books and reading
Places: Amesville (Ohio); Athens County (Ohio)