Old United States Post Office (Philadelphia, Mississippi)

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Old U.S. Post Office
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Old United States Post Office (Philadelphia, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Old United States Post Office (Philadelphia, Mississippi)
Old United States Post Office (Philadelphia, Mississippi) is located in the US
Old United States Post Office (Philadelphia, Mississippi)
Location 523 Main Street, Philadelphia, Mississippi
Coordinates 32°46′14″N 89°6′32″W / 32.77056°N 89.10889°W / 32.77056; -89.10889Coordinates: 32°46′14″N 89°6′32″W / 32.77056°N 89.10889°W / 32.77056; -89.10889
Area less than one acre
Built 1935 (1935)
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 95000788[1]
Added to NRHP June 30, 1995

The Old U.S. Post Office in Philadelphia, Mississippi was built in 1936.[2] It is a structure of historical significance, being one of 32 federal post offices built in Mississippi during the Great Depression as part of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal public buildings program.[3] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 30, 1995.[4] The building currently houses the Philadelphia police department.

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