United States Post Office (Powell, Wyoming)

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US Post Office--Powell Main
Powell Post Office NRHP 87000787 Park County, WY.jpg
Main entrance from Bent Street
United States Post Office (Powell, Wyoming) is located in Wyoming
United States Post Office (Powell, Wyoming)
United States Post Office (Powell, Wyoming) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Powell, Wyoming)
Location 270 N. Bent St., Powell, Wyoming
Coordinates 44°45′19″N 108°45′27″W / 44.75528°N 108.75750°W / 44.75528; -108.75750Coordinates: 44°45′19″N 108°45′27″W / 44.75528°N 108.75750°W / 44.75528; -108.75750
Built 1937
Architect Louis A. Simon; Verona Burkhard
MPS Historic US Post Offices in Wyoming, 1900--1941, TR
NRHP reference # 87000787
Added to NRHP May 22, 1987[1]

The Powell Main Post Office in Powell, Wyoming was built in 1937 as part of a facilities improvement program by the United States Post Office Department. The post office in Powell 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.[2]

The post office contains the mural, Powell's Agriculture Resulting from the Shoshine Irrigation Project by Verona Burkhard, painted in 1938 and funded by the Section of Painting and Sculpture.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Powell Main Post Office". National Register of Historic Places. Wyoming State Preservation Office. 2008-10-24. 
  3. ^ Park, Marlene and Gerald E. Markowitz, Democratic vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal, Temple University Press, Philadelphia 1984 p. 233

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