Walker Memorial Library, Westbrook, 1943

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Description

The adult reading area of the Walker Memorial Library looking towards Main Street in Westbrook.

The construction of the library was funded by a bequest from Joseph Walker (1800-1891), a local businessman, and the library was dedicated in 1894. Walker made his fortune in the lumber trade and other related areas, such as repairing dams, surveying, and construction.


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