United States Post Office (Yellowstone National Park)

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US Post Office--Yellowstone Main
Post Office, Mammoth Hot Springs.jpg
Location Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°58′37″N 110°41′52″W / 44.97694°N 110.69778°W / 44.97694; -110.69778 (U.S. Post Office Mammoth Hot Springs, WY)Coordinates: 44°58′37″N 110°41′52″W / 44.97694°N 110.69778°W / 44.97694; -110.69778 (U.S. Post Office Mammoth Hot Springs, WY)
Built 1936
Architect US Department of the Treasury; Louis A. Simon
Architectural style Other
Governing body U.S. POSTAL SERVICE
MPS Historic US Post Offices in Wyoming, 1900--1941, TR
NRHP Reference # 87000789
Added to NRHP May 19, 1987[1]

The Yellowstone Main Post Office in Yellowstone National Park was built in Mammoth Hot Springs as part of a facilities improvement program by the United States Post Office Department. The post office in Yellowstone was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a thematic study comprising twelve Wyoming post offices built to standardized USPO plans in the early twentieth century. The Yellowstone facility is an understated classical structure with a low hipped roof and rounded dormers that uses a plan and a basic design vocabulary similar to that used in other post offices in the program. It is somewhat at odds with the prevailing design theme expressed in other buildings in the former Fort Yellowstone district.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Yellowstone Main Post Office". National Register of Historic Places. Wyoming State Preservation Office. 2008-10-24. 

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