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Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Worth Main Post Office Building

 
 
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
1. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building Marker
Texas Historical Commission Offical Historical Medallion above the marker.
Inscription.  

The Fort Worth Post Office was established in 1856 with pioneer settler Julian Field serving as Postmaster. The central offices were moved here in 1933 when this building was completed. Designed by the Fort Worth firm of Wyatt C. Hedrick, it features interior detailing of marble, bronze, and gold leaf. Exterior ornamentation reflects the significance of the cattle industry in the development of the area.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980
 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2030.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 32° 44.779′ N, 97° 19.753′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lancaster Avenue and Jennings Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Lancaster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 251 West Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth TX 76102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
2. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building
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distance of this marker. Hell's Half Acre (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Ignatius Academy Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Saint Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Patrick's Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Peter Smith (approx. Ό mile away); Flatiron Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Worth Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); JFK (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
3. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building
Confederate Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
4. Confederate Veterans Marker
Dedicated to the Confederate Veterans by the U.D.C and S.C.V. Fort Worth, Texas 1932
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building is very impressive. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
5. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building is very impressive.
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building with Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By QuesterMark, April 24, 2022
6. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building with Marker
Fort Worth Main Post Office with Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By QuesterMark, April 24, 2022
7. Fort Worth Main Post Office with Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 771 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   6, 7. submitted on April 24, 2022, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 22, 2022