Houston Carnegie Library

The Houston Carnegie Library, at Madison and Huddleston Sts. in Houston, Mississippi, is a Carnegie library that was built in 1909. It was the first Carnegie library built in Mississippi and was just the second public library in the state. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1][2]

Houston Carnegie Library
Houston, Mississippi Carnegie Library.jpg
Historic postcard
Houston Carnegie Library is located in Mississippi
Houston Carnegie Library
Houston Carnegie Library is located in the United States
Houston Carnegie Library
LocationMadison and Huddleston Sts., Houston, Mississippi
Coordinates33°53′47″N 89°0′3″W / 33.89639°N 89.00083°W / 33.89639; -89.00083Coordinates: 33°53′47″N 89°0′3″W / 33.89639°N 89.00083°W / 33.89639; -89.00083
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Architectural stylePrairie School, Stick/Eastlake, Western Stick
NRHP reference No.78001593[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 22, 1978


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Adele Cramer (September 12, 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Houston Carnegie Library". National Park Service. and accompanying photos