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Baldwyn in Lee County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant)

 
 
U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) Marker
Inscription.  A frame building built on this site housed McWhorter Hardware and burned in the fire of 1914. In 1915, Baldwyn's U.S. Post Office was relocated here in a brick structure until 1952. Magers and Poole Appliance Store, Gladys Barber's Dollar Store, Outlaw Press, and J&B Printing occupied this building in the years to follow; Frost & Stubbs beauty shop was in the basement and the American Legion met upstairs. renovated in 2005 as Old Post Office Restaurant.

National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 30.54′ N, 88° 37.989′ W. Marker is in Baldwyn, Mississippi, in Lee County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Front Street North, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 E Main St, Baldwyn MS 38824, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Green Front Store (a few steps from this marker); Union Drug Store (a few steps from this marker); Dewey and Red's Barber Shop-McElroy's (a few steps from this marker); The Golden Rule / Shellnuts
U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Caldwell Hardware (a few steps from this marker); Kirk Hardware (within shouting distance of this marker); Lu-Ru Florist (within shouting distance of this marker); James Harrison “Babe” McCarthy (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baldwyn.
 
U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
3. U.S. Post Office (Old Post Office Restaurant)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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