Abbott Memorial Library Detail in Dexter, Maine
There is something deeply affirming about the craftsmanship, the manner of the gift that was given to the people of Dexter, and the words immortalized on the front of this building. It conveys an appreciation and a commitment that has gradually changed in America over the many years since its dedication. Those were times when great literature and the arts were valued and held in high esteem. The gift of this library reached deeper into a community's values, and into the dreams of our culture. We must do everything we can to keep those ideals vibrant and real for future generations.