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This plaque is located inside the Sodus Community Library at 17 Maple Avenue in Sodus NY.
GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 43.237340 Longitude: -77.061940
The plaque reads:
Carrie Richardson Colvin
1918 – 1953 – served as librarian
for Sodus Circulating Library and Sodus Free Library
1956 – bequeathed this house
for the Sodus Free Library
Additional information about the history of the library is provided by Bette Bugni and Jim Paprocki:
17 MAPLE AVENUE
Atlas of Wayne County 1874 by Beers shows Smith/Richardson/Colvin house at this site.
Also shown as a dwelling on the Sanborn 1889 map
Carrie Richardson Colvin gives it to the library in her will in 1956
It opens 1958.
7/7/1991 it has a fire
It reopens 2/1992
Completed in 9/2013.
19 MAPLE AVENUE
House built in about 1940
John VanEenwyk’s family lived there for many years.
Library board buys it from from Mrs. Jenkins
Information from Sanborn map, plaques on wall in library, Jim Paprocki and Sodus Record
Submitted by—Bette Bugni 3/11/2021