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Downtown Hampton in Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Historic Post Office

 
 
The Historic Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 6, 2021
1. The Historic Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1914, this building served as the largest post office in Hampton until 1986. It was renovated into a wedding and event venue in 2016.

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately 📭 series list.
 
Location. 37° 1.55′ N, 76° 20.533′ W. Marker is in Downtown Hampton in Hampton, Virginia. Marker is on East Queen Street just east of Eaton Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 E Queen St, Hampton VA 23669, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church, Hampton (within shouting distance of this marker); Syms-Eaton Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Serio Boat Yard (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Masonic Temple (about 300 feet away); The Southeast Corner

The Old Post Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 6, 2021
2. The Old Post Office Building
(about 500 feet away); The Sclater Building (about 500 feet away); The Northeast Corner (about 600 feet away); King and Queen Streets (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Hampton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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