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Durango in La Plata County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Old Main Post Office Professional Building

Restored 1985

 
 
Old Main Post Office Professional Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
1. Old Main Post Office Professional Building Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1929, this building served Durango for 49 years as the Main Post Office and is listed in the National Registry of Historic Buildings.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1929.
 
Location. 37° 16.518′ N, 107° 52.792′ W. Marker is in Durango, Colorado, in La Plata County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and 11th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1060 Main Avenue, Durango CO 81301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Durango circa 1889 (a few steps from this marker); Jack Dempsey (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Newman Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Main St., Durango circa 1890 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Southern Durango with views of Smelter Mountain (approx. 0.4 miles away); Durango - Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Trails to Rails (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durango.
 
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The building contributes to the Main Avenue Historic District.
 
Also see . . .  Main Avenue National Register Historic District Nomination Form. (Submitted on November 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Old Main Post Office Professional Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 14, 2020
2. Old Main Post Office Professional Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 216 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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