Private Library

Progress on the Private Library Project

The Private Library project is coming along. Of all the work done on the Stewart Library Building this has been the most complex, requiring many decisions along the way. We hope to see the construction and display portion complete and open to the public in a few months. This photo…

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Levi Stewart Private Library Project

Levi Merrick Stewart (1827-1910) was born, raised and attended grade school in Corinna, Maine. In 1856 he moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where he made his fortune as a real estate lawyer. A noted philanthropist, Stewart built the Stewart Library Building in Corinna as a memorial to his parents. An avid…


A Grant from the National Trust

We have received a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to fund development plans for the Levi M. Stewart Private Library. The Stewart Library Building contains an important collection of books. In 1910, Levi Stewart bequeathed his private collection of over 6000 books to the Stewart Free Library….


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