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)
United States Post Office (Canajoharie, New York) is located in the US
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
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] It is located in the Canajoharie Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Larry E. Gobrecht (July 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Canajoharie Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-09-11.  See also: "Accompanying six photos".