United States Post Office (Canajoharie, New York)

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US Post Office-Canajoharie
United States Post Office (Canajoharie, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Canajoharie, New York)
Location 50 W. Main St., Canajoharie, New York
Coordinates 42°54′23″N 74°33′41″W / 42.90639°N 74.56139°W / 42.90639; -74.56139Coordinates: 42°54′23″N 74°33′41″W / 42.90639°N 74.56139°W / 42.90639; -74.56139
Area less than one acre
Built 1937
Architect Simon, Louis A.; Shulkin, Anatol
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body U.S. Postal Service
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP Reference # 88002464[1]
Added to NRHP November 17, 1988

US Post Office-Canajoharie is a historic post office building located at Canajoharie in Montgomery County, New York, United States. It was built in 1937, and is one of a number of post offices in New York State designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department under Louis A. Simon. It is a one story, symmetrical brick building on a stone watertable in the Colonial Revival style. It features a gable roof with a square, flat topped cupola with Doric order pilasters and round-arched vent openings. The interior features a 1942 mural by Anatol Shulkin (1899-1961) titled "Invention of the Paper Bag in Canajoharie."[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

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