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Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Post Office

90 North Maine

 
 
Old Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 29, 2014
1. Old Post Office Marker
Inscription.  In 1929, this building was deemed a magnificent improvement to the city. Built to U.S. Postal Service standards, this brick structure features massive single doors on either end of a vestibule that protects the inside from the elements. Carved woodwork and marble flooring are also featured. The post office served the community in this building until 1978.
 
Erected by Fallon Convention and Tourism Authority. (Marker Number 24.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 39° 28.558′ N, 118° 46.607′ W. Marker is in Fallon, Nevada, in Churchill County. Marker is on North Maine Street (U.S. 95) just south of East A Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just left of the main front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 90 North Maine Street, Fallon NV 89406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Old Post Office Marker • <i>wide view<br>(marker visible just left of main entrance)</i> image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 29, 2014
2. Old Post Office Marker • wide view
(marker visible just left of main entrance)
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. Churchill County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Churchill County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); Oats Park School (approx. half a mile away); The Brothers of E.C.V. (approx. 6.8 miles away); Carson Trail - Ragtown (approx. 7.6 miles away); Ragtown (approx. 7.9 miles away); Grimes Point (approx. 8.6 miles away); Grimes Point Archaeological Area (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fallon.
 
Regarding Old Post Office. National Register of Historic Places #06000109
 
Also see . . .  Federal Building and Post Office (Wikipedia). The Federal Building and Post Office, also known as the Old Post Office, was built around 1928-29 and is a Classical Revival-style building of a standard design. (Submitted on November 13, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Old Post Office Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 29, 2014
3. Old Post Office Cornerstone
A W Mellon
Secretary of the Treasury
James A Wetmore
Acting Supervising Architect
1928
Old Post Office Restoration Plaque<br>(<i>mounted on right side of main entrance</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 29, 2014
4. Old Post Office Restoration Plaque
(mounted on right side of main entrance)
Post Office Restoration
2006-2007
Mayor Ken Tedford, Jr.
Councilman Willis Swan, Jr.
Councilman Robert Erickson
Councilman John Tewell
Restoration Coordinator: Jerry Noonkester
Rededicated May 19, 2007
Old Post Office (<i>northwest corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 29, 2014
5. Old Post Office (northwest corner view)
Fallon, Nevada Post Office today<br>(<i>the new Post Office is one block north</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 29, 2014
6. Fallon, Nevada Post Office today
(the new Post Office is one block north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 13, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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