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Woodhaven in Queens County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Woodhaven Post Office

 
 
Woodhaven Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
1. Woodhaven Post Office Marker
Inscription.  

1940 Woodhaven P.O.
Art Moderne bldg of enameled
panels & classical windows & doors
The WPA mural by Ben Shahn
represents the Bill of Rights
and is landmarked

 
Erected by Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. 40° 41.568′ N, 73° 51.678′ W. Marker is in Woodhaven, New York, in Queens County. Marker is on Forest Parkway north of Jamaica Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86-42 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven NY 11421, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodhaven Patriotic League World War II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodhaven Library (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Betty Smith (about 700 feet away); Fred Christ Trump (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anthony Cardinal Bevilacqua (approx. 0.2 miles away); Neir's Tavern / Union Course
Woodhaven Post Office and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
2. Woodhaven Post Office and Marker
The marker is just visible here, between the cherry blossoms and the mail truck.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. ¼ mile away); First House Number in Queens (approx. ¼ mile away); Dexter Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodhaven.
 
Woodhaven Post Office - interior with Ben Shahn mural image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
3. Woodhaven Post Office - interior with Ben Shahn mural
Woodhaven Post Office - Ben Shahn mural image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2019
4. Woodhaven Post Office - Ben Shahn mural
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3, 4. submitted on May 10, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.

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