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St. Johnsbury Athenaeum

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About this place
Founded in 1871 and designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1998, St. Johnsbury Athenaeum is a private, non-profit public library and art gallery that serves to promote life-long learning through art, literature, and information services.
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William
William
May 09, 2019
The St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, a legacy of the Fairbanks family, is a private, nonprofit public library and art gallery located in St. Johnsbury, Vermont. A monument of the 19th century belief in learning, the Athenaeum was founded by Horace Fairbanks as a culture center for the town - a true…
Janet
Janet
November 14, 2018
and a library in one.
Susan
Susan
August 25, 2018
The Athenaeum library and gallery was initially founded by Horace Fairbanks in 1871. The gallery is best known for Albert Bierstadt's painting, Domes of the Yosemite and other large-scale dramatic landscapes by Bierstadt's fellow Hudson River School artists.
Susan Ross
Susan Ross
June 15, 2018
Best collection of taxidermy Old facility for weighing scales in past days Planetarium
Andrew
Andrew
May 09, 2018
Beautiful victorian library.
Location
1171 Main Street
Saint Johnsbury, VT 05819
Phone+1 802-748-8291
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM