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Ely in White Pine County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

U.S. Post Office Ely, Nevada - 1937

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2014
1. Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 39° 14.847′ N, 114° 53.576′ W. Marker is in Ely, Nevada, in White Pine County. Marker is on 5th Street south of Clark Street, on the left when traveling north. This marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at waist-level, directly on the subject building, near the northeast corner of the building, facing 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Fifth Street, Ely NV 89301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Liberty Pit (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ely - Forging the Link (about 600 feet away); Nevada Northern Railway (approx. 0.8 miles away); Jedediah Strong Smith (approx. 4.2 miles away); Copper Country
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); The Ward Cemetery (approx. 12.1 miles away); Ward Mining District (approx. 13.3 miles away); Taylor (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ely.
 
Regarding U.S. Post Office Ely, Nevada - 1937. Building is now in use as the Historic Hotel Nevada’s Postal Palace Convention Center.
 
Also see . . .  United States Post Office Ely, Nevada. The U.S. Post Office in Ely, Nevada was built to a standardized plan developed by the Office of the Supervising Architect, led by Louis A. Simon. The building uses an attenuated Classical style that was popular with Federal buildings in the 1930s. The building footprint is about 3,800 square feet, with a symmetrical facade. The building is one story in front, with a two-story section at the loading dock to the rear. The primary building material is brick, with cast stone accents. (Submitted on November 20, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 Marker (<i>wide view; marker visible on wall, behind flagpole</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2014
2. Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 Marker (wide view; marker visible on wall, behind flagpole)
Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 (<i>northeast corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2014
3. Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 (northeast corner view)
Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 (<i>cornerstone</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2014
4. Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 (cornerstone)
Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 (<i>front entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, July 30, 2014
5. Ely, Nevada Post Office - 1937 (front entrance)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 195 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 20, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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