Where in the Valley - Window, Gates Memorial Library

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Here is the answer for Where in the Valley...? for May 21 to June 30, 2004

Window, Gates Memorial Library   Gates Memorial Library
Photographs: Bob Raiselis

From the excellent Connecticut River Historic Sites Database at

Gates Memorial Library, North Main Street; Neo-Gothic Revival style, 1907.

The building is one-story in height with a gable roof, is elevated on a raised foundation with water-table, and is of load-bearing, brick masonry construction. The facade of the building is dominated by a steep, granite-capped gable parapet with decorative footstones, and a tripartite, Tudor-arched, Gothic window with leaded, diamond-paned colored glass. Between the window and the sill, a marble plaque is inscribed with "Gates Memorial Library"...

The building is no longer used as a library; instead, it's now occupied by the Good Neighbor Health Clinic.

The first correct guesses were supplied by John Creagh, Ken Parker, Elizabeth Ferry, Judy Macnab, and A. Parker, out of perhaps 20 guesses in all (there were 8 correct guesses).