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Barnesville in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Barnesville Post Office

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Barnesville Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
1. Barnesville Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 33° 3.283′ N, 84° 9.211′ W. Marker is in Barnesville, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Forsyth Street and College Drive, on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted on the southeast corner of the Post Office building, above the cornerstone, facing Forsyth Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 138 Forsyth Street, Barnesville GA 30204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women of the Confederacy (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Hospitals (about 700 feet away); Barnesville Railroad Depot (about 700 feet away); Barnesville Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away); Confederate Hospital (about 700 feet away); Streamliner Nancy Hanks II
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(about 700 feet away); Old Jail Museum and Archives (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lamar County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
 
Regarding Barnesville Post Office. National Register of Historic Places #82005172.
 
Also see . . .  Barnesville History: 1900-1920.
By 1900, the population of Barnesville was 3,000. This figure remained the same throughout the 1920s. In 1918, the downtown streets were paved and a new post office was built on Forsyth Street. This building is still being used today as the post office.
(Submitted on November 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Barnesville Post Office (<i>southeast corner</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
2. Barnesville Post Office (southeast corner)
(marker is on south façade, near southeast corner)
Barnesville Post Office Marker & Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
3. Barnesville Post Office Marker & Cornerstone
William G. McAdoo
Secretary of the Treasury
James A. Wetmore
Acting Supervising Architect
1917
Barnesville Post Office (<i>front/south portico</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
4. Barnesville Post Office (front/south portico)
Barnesville Post Office (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
5. Barnesville Post Office (west elevation)
Barnesville Post Office (<i>front/south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
6. Barnesville Post Office (front/south elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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