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Boone in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

United States Post Office

Boone, North Carolina

 
 
Boone, North Carolina Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
1. Boone, North Carolina Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
1938

 
Location. 36° 13.152′ N, 81° 41.053′ W. Marker is in Boone, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker can be reached from West King Street (U.S. 321) east of Linney Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the right of the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 680 West King Street, Boone NC 28607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ginseng Trade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoneman's Raid (approx. mile away); Stanley Harris (approx. 0.4 miles away); Appalachian State University (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Prosperous Mountain Family (approx. 4.9 miles away); Carriage Roads (approx. 4.9 miles away); a different marker also named Stoneman's Raid (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Carriage Roads (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boone.
 
Regarding United States Post Office.
United States Post Office, Boone, North Carolina (<i>marker visible just right of entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
2. United States Post Office, Boone, North Carolina (marker visible just right of entrance)
National Register of Historic Places #95001521 (1996)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Boone Local Historic Landmark plaque<br>(<i>located to right of marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
3. Boone Local Historic Landmark plaque
(located to right of marker)
United States Post Office
Boone, NC
1940
This property
has been designated a
Local Historic Landmark
by the
Boone Historic Preservation Commission
and the Boone Town Council
January 2016
1938 Cornerstone  United States Post Office, Boone, NC image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 13, 2019
4. 1938 Cornerstone United States Post Office, Boone, NC
Henry Morgenthau Jr
Secretary of the Treasury

James A Farley
Postmaster General

Louis A Simon
Supervising Architect
Neal A Melick
Supervising Engineer
1938
<i>U.S. Post Office, Boone, N.C. Altitude 3,333 Feet</i> image. Click for full size.
Paul Weston, postcard published by Asheville Post Card Co. (courtesy of Wilson Library, UNCCH), circa 1935
5. U.S. Post Office, Boone, N.C. Altitude 3,333 Feet
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   5. submitted on May 31, 2019.
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