281 Civic Center Dr., Augusta, ME, US, 04330
- Phone: (207) 623-1000
- Fax: (207) 623-3505
Lithgow Library is a renowned public library in Augusta, Maine that boasts of a collection of approximately 65,000 volumes of books and periodicals. The foundation for the building was laid down in 1894, however it was opened to the public in February 1896. The library is elegantly structured with the Romanesque Renaissance style of architecture. It comprises of gray Norridgewock granite that are engraved over the entrance and the windows. The stained-glass windows and grand fireplaces add up to the beauty of the building. Of great historical significance, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
'No matter who you are, you are welcome here', the mission of the South Parish Congregational Church and Parish House. This beautiful church welcomes the people no matter who you are to worship the Lord, the parish welcome warmly the people who visit this place. With worships conducted weekly on the mornings of the Sabith day, one is welcomed into the parish with great enthusiasm. Programs, events are conducted at daily basis which keeps the parish tied together in unity.
Gardiner Railroad Station was built in 1911 and is a historic landmark located in Gardiner, Maine. This train station is an example of the Romanesque style of architecture. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 29, 1982.
Established in 1820, Christ Episcopal Church traces its history back to 1771 when it was called St. Ann's, and is one of the oldest Episcopal churches in the state. The magnificent Gothic Revival building has been impeccably maintained, and has most of its original features intact. The church has an active congregation and is a primary place of worship in the city.
Located across the Bowdoin Street, the Bailey Public Library was founded in 1916. Named in the honor of its benefactor, Charles M. Bailey, it is a free public library. This historical library that was included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, features modern facilities like computers, Internet access and so forth. For more details, check website or call ahead.
The Oakland Public Library in Oakland is a great place for learning. Along with tradiitonal methods of reading and learning, they organize various programs like children's story time, reading club and several other educational activities including virtual and digital facilities. Built in 1915, in a Classical Revival style, it if featured on the National Register of Historic Places.