United States Post Office (Wellsville, New York)

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US Post Office-Wellsville
US Post Office Wellsville NY Apr 12.jpg
U.S. Post Office Wellsville, New York, April 2012
United States Post Office (Wellsville, New York) is located in New York
United States Post Office (Wellsville, New York)
United States Post Office (Wellsville, New York) is located in the US
United States Post Office (Wellsville, New York)
Location 40 E. Pearl St., Wellsville, New York
Coordinates 42°7′24″N 77°56′56″W / 42.12333°N 77.94889°W / 42.12333; -77.94889Coordinates: 42°7′24″N 77°56′56″W / 42.12333°N 77.94889°W / 42.12333; -77.94889
Area less than one acre
Built 1931
Architect Olmstead, W.B.; Murphy, F.V.
Architectural style Classical Revival
MPS US Post Offices in New York State, 1858-1943, TR
NRHP reference # 88002445[1]
Added to NRHP May 11, 1989

US Post Office-Wellsville is a historic post office building located at Wellsville in Allegany County, New York. It was designed and built in 1931-1933. It is one of a number of post offices in New York State designed by consulting architects W.B. Olmsted and F.V. Murphy to the Office of the Supervising Architect of the Treasury Department. It is a two-story, brick clad structure on a limestone clad foundation with two one-story wings. The structure is in the Classical Revival style. The interior includes two bas relief panels; one depicting the first League of Peace of the Iroquois tribes and the second depicting Mary Jemison, "White Woman of the Genesee." It is located across from Wellsville Erie Depot.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

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 (December 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Wellsville Post Office". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2009-06-14. See also: "Accompanying five photos".