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Adel in Cook County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old United States Post Office, Adel, Georgia

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Old United States Post Office, Adel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, April 18, 2022
1. Old United States Post Office, Adel Marker
Inscription.  
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: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 31° 8.24′ N, 83° 25.369′ W. Marker is in Adel, Georgia, in Cook County. Marker is on East 4th Street (Georgia Route 37/76) just east of North Hutchinson Avenue (U.S. 41), on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject building, just to the left of the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 East 4th Street, Adel GA 31620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. SOWEGA Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cook County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Cook County Tornado of 2017 (about 700 feet away); Cook County
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(about 800 feet away); Adel Lime Sink (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cook County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Road Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Coffee Road (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adel.
 
Regarding Old United States Post Office, Adel, Georgia. National Register of Historic Places #08001319. Building currently houses the Cook County Historical Society Museum and Genealogical Library.
 
Also see . . .
1. United States Post Office (Adel, Georgia).
It is square, one story tall and is in the Colonial Revival style. It was built by the Public Works Administration. The main entrance has broad granite steps with a cast-iron railing. It served ZIP Code 31620 and was used as a post office until 2001.
(Submitted on April 28, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Post Office Mural • Adel, Georgia.
Alice Flint completed this mural, entitled “Plantation Scene,” in 1941 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts. It was installed in the original Adel post office. It has
Old United States Post Office, Adel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, April 18, 2022
2. Old United States Post Office, Adel Marker
(marker is mounted at eye-level on left side of front entrance)
since been moved to the new one, where it is viewable in the lobby.
(Submitted on April 28, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Old United States Post Office, Adel (<i>southeast elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, April 18, 2022
3. Old United States Post Office, Adel (southeast elevation)
Old United States Post Office, Adel (<i>Cornerstone</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, April 18, 2022
4. Old United States Post Office, Adel (Cornerstone)
James A Farley
Postmaster General
John M Carmody
Federal Works Administrator
W Englebert Reynolds
Commissioner of Public Buildings
Louis A Simon
Supervising Architect
Neal A Melick
Supervising Engineer
1939
Old United States Post Office, Adel (<i>east elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, April 18, 2022
5. Old United States Post Office, Adel (east elevation)
Old United States Post Office, Adel (<i>south/front elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, April 18, 2022
6. Old United States Post Office, Adel (south/front elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 28, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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