Peace Dale Library Tour

Title

Peace Dale Library Tour

Subject

A tour of some architectural and historical features of the Peace Dale Library, originally known as the Hazard Memorial

Creator

Various photographers

Publisher

South Kingstown Public Library

Date

1890-2019

Language

English

Collection Items

Chandelier in Peace Dale Library
Brass chandelier in Peace Dale Library's Old Main Reading Room

Caribou antlers
Caribou antlers in Peace Dale Library's Old Main Reading Room

Narragansett Times article showing ground broken for Hazard Memorial (Peace Dale Library), October 22, 1890
Narragansett Times article reporting ground was broken for the Hazard Memorial (Peace Dale Library), October 22, 1890

Peace Dale Library hallway with cypress door
Cypress door in front hallway of Peace Dale Library (Hazard Memorial)

Peace Dale Library original entryway from interior
Interior hallway of Peace Dale Library leading to original entrance

Peace Dale Library exterior
Peace Dale Library (Hazard Memorial) seen from front lawn

Hazard Memorial (Peace Dale Library) original entryway doors open
The original doors of the Peace Dale Library (Hazard Memorial) newly opened to the public

The second of two dedicatory granite plaques in Hazard Memorial (Peace Dale Library) entryway
"This memorial
To their father
Was builded by his sons
Begun October 22, 1890
Dedicated October 9, 1891"

One of two dedicatory granite plaques in Hazard Memorial  (Peace Dale Library) entryway
"In memory of
Rowland Gibson Hazard
Born in South Kingstown
October 9, 1801
Died in Peace Dale
June 24, 1888"

Original front entrance to Hazard Memorial (Peace Dale Library)
Arched entryway, stone steps, and dedicatory "Hazard Memorial" granite slab of Hazard Memorial (Peace Dale Library)

Rowland Hazard (1829-1898) portrait
Portrait of Rowland Hazard (1829-1898)

Rowland Gibson Hazard marble bust in Peace Dale Library
Marble bust of Rowland Gibson Hazard 1801-1888 displayed in Hazard Memorial (now Peace Dale Library)

Perth Amboy brick fireplace in Peace Dale Library
Photograph of Perth Amboy brick in Old Main Reading Room fireplace of Peace Dale Library

Diman portrait over fireplace
Early 20th Century photograph of Peace Dale Library Old Main Reading Room with portrait of the Rev. J. L. (Jeremiah Lewis) Diman over fireplace

Portrait of the the Rev. James L. Diman over doorway
Portrait of the Rev. James L. Diman. A Brown University professor, Rev. Diman was Caroline Hazard's tutor. She later published a book about him. A 1894 Narragansett Times article documents the arrival of the portrait at the Library.

Chandelier in Peace Dale Library
Brass chandelier in Peace Dale Library

Antlers
Antlers on display in Peace Dale Library
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